BILATERAL PROTRUSION OF FEMORAL HEAD INTO THE PELVIS IN NEGLECTED OSTEOMALACIA
AbstractOsteomalacia is a metabolic bone disease in a mature individual, caused by lack of vitamin D orits active metabolites, on account of a number of factors. Osteomalacia is common in females andin countries with less sun shine. It typically presents with body aches, weakness, alongwith signsof bone tenderness and proximal myopathy. Diagnosis is made on the basis of clinical presentationand investigations; serum calcium, phosphorus, serum alkaline phosphates, 24 hour urine forcalcium and phosphorus andskeletal radiology.Key words: Osteomalacia; Bilateral; Pelvis; Femur
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