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HALTY, Margarita  and  CAGGIANI, Marina. Raquitismo vitamina D dependiente tipo I. Arch. Pediatr. Urug. [online]. 2006, vol.77, n.2, pp.160-167. ISSN 1688-1249.

Summary Rickets is a disease which disturbs normal bone formation through different methods, like vitamin D deficiency, malabsorption, chronic renal disease, metaphisary dysplasia, low phosphorus and resistant rickets. A two and a half year old patient with active rickets who had asymptomatic severe hypocalcemia, normal phosphorus level, high alkaline phosphatase and high parathyroid hormone and normal serum 25- hydroxycholecalciferol. Probable vitamin D dependence type I rickets was diagnosed due to her rapid recovery with the treatment given

Keywords : RICKETS;  CALCITRIOL-deficiency;  CALCITRIOL-therapeutic use.

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