Vitamin D and skeletal health in infancy and childhood

@article{Moon2014VitaminDA,
  title={Vitamin D and skeletal health in infancy and childhood},
  author={Rebecca Jane Moon and Nicholas C. W. Harvey and Jonah H{\'e}bert Davies and Cyrus Cooper},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2014},
  volume={25},
  pages={2673-2684}
}
During growth, severe vitamin D deficiency in childhood can result in symptomatic hypocalcaemia and rickets. Despite the suggestion from some studies of a secular increase in the incidence of rickets, this observation may be driven more by changes in population demographics than a true alteration to age, sex and ethnicity-specific incidence rates; indeed, rickets remains uncommon overall and is rarely seen in fair-skinned children. Additionally, the impact of less severe vitamin D deficiency… CONTINUE READING
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