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Disease Rickets

Name Rickets
Synonyms Rachitides | Rachitis
Definition Disorders caused by interruption of BONE MINERALIZATION manifesting as OSTEOMALACIA in adults and characteristic deformities in infancy and childhood due to disturbances in normal BONE FORMATION. The mineralization process may be interrupted by disruption of VITAMIN D; PHOSPHORUS; or CALCIUM homeostasis, resulting from dietary deficiencies, or acquired, or inherited metabolic, or hormonal disturbances.
Categories Metabolic disease | Musculoskeletal disease | Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D012279
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Bone Diseases, Metabolic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rickets Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Calcium Metabolism Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Rickets Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vitamin D Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Rickets Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Rickets Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Hypophosphatemic Rickets, Autosomal Dominant Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Osteomalacia Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Renal Osteodystrophy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
View node Rickets, Hypophosphatemic Has associated chemicals Has associated genes