Orthopaedic Corrections in Patients with Vitamin D-Resistant Rickets

  • H. Wagner
Conference paper
Part of the Progress in Orthopaedic Surgery book series (ORTHOPAEDIC, volume 2)


Of the characteristic skeletal deformities caused by vitamin D-resistant rickets in children, the distortions of the long bones of the lower limbs are of major importance from both the functional and the therapeutic points of view.


Fatigue Immobilization Rickets Nephrocalcinosis 


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