RESPIRATORY DISTRESS: A RARE PRESENTATION OF RICKETS

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  • Tahir Saeed Siddiqui

Abstract

Nutritional rickets has multiple presentations like skeletal deformities, tetany, hypocalcemicseizures, recurrent diarrhea, dental abnormalities, developmental delay and floppiness. Here a rarepresentation of nutritional rickets is reported in five months old baby who had respiratory distresssince two months and signs of respiratory distress resolved after start of vitamin-Dsupplementation.Keywords: Nutritional Rickets, Respiratory Distress, Vitamin D

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