Symptomatic rickets in adolescence.

  title={Symptomatic rickets in adolescence.},
  author={Hassib Narchi and M R El Jamil and Naji Kulaylat},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={84 6},
AIM To describe 21 cases of symptomatic rickets in adolescents. METHODS The setting was a primary and secondary care hospital in Saudi Arabia providing medical care to Saudi Arab company employees and their families. Cases of symptomatic rickets diagnosed between January 1996 and December 1997 in adolescents aged 10 to 15 years were assessed with respect to clinical presentation, biochemical and radiological evaluation, dietary assessment, and estimation of sun exposure. RESULTS Symptomatic… CONTINUE READING


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