Severe Bone Deformities in Young Children From Vitamin D Deficiency and Fluorosis in Bihar-India

  title={Severe Bone Deformities in Young Children From Vitamin D Deficiency and Fluorosis in Bihar-India},
  author={Arjun L. Khandare and R. Harikumar and Bhattiprolu Sivakumar},
  journal={Calcified Tissue International},
A case-control study was undertaken to understand the etiopathology of the bone deformities among young children in a fluoride-affected village of the Bihar State. Two villages were selected: one village with high fluoride in drinking water (7.9 ± 4.15 ppm), and the other village with normal levels of fluoride (0.6 ± 0.31 ppm) as the control village. The source of drinking water was bore wells in both the villages. Two hundred and forty subjects from 54 households (HHs) of the high-fluoride… CONTINUE READING


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