The causes of osteomalacia in the elderly.

  title={The causes of osteomalacia in the elderly.},
  author={Simon George Webster and J T Leeming and Erby Wilkinson},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  volume={5 2},
Investigations into the causes of osteomalacia in 12 geriatric patients with a histologically proven diagnosis, revealed no predominant aetiology. The metabolic bone disease in these patients appeared to have multifactorial causes in at least half the cases.