The Effect of Nutrition on the Development of Endemic Osteomalacia in Patients with Skeletal Fluorosis

@inproceedings{Zang2009TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Nutrition on the Development of Endemic Osteomalacia in Patients with Skeletal Fluorosis},
  author={Zhen-le Zang and Jackie C. Y. Fan and Wong Kim Yen and Jenny Y Tian and J. George Wang and Xinhua Li},
  year={2009}
}
The aim of the study was to study the relationship between nutrition and endemic osteomalacia, resulting in bone deformation with hump back, spinal curvature and "0" legs, in persons living in high drinking water fluoride areas with skeletal fluorosis. A dietary survey was made of 30-50 families from each of three villages in high fluoride areas of China, and in 273 persons in whom skeletal fluorosis was diagnosed clinically, clinical and radiological assessments were made for the presence of… CONTINUE READING

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