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Case Report- Rickets Mimicking Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Battered Baby Syndrome

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 3)

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Page : 1390-1393

Keywords : Rickets mimicking osteogenesis imperfect; battered baby syndrome; poor nutrition;

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A 15 month old female child came to Kurla Babha Hospital with chief complaints of fever and breathlessness since 2 days and failure to gain weight with bowing of legs since 3 months. She is diagnosed with pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition after routine workup by the pediatric residents. Reference was given to orthopaedic department in view of low Vit d and bowing of legs. A diagnosis of nutritional vitamin D deficiency (rickets) was made and supplementation was initiated.

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