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Rickets

Bone softening and weakening usually caused by deficiency or impaired metabolism of vitamin D. Deficiency of calcium, magnesium, or phosphorus may also cause rickets. It predominantly affects children who suffer from severe malnutrition. It manifests with bone pain, fractures, muscle weakness, and skeletal deformities. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
48470
Concept ID:
C0035579
Disease or Syndrome
2.

Craniotabes

Softening of the skull seen in newborns due to incomplete mineralization. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
581121
Concept ID:
C0392452
Congenital Abnormality
3.

Genu valgum

An inward slant of the thigh in which the knees are close together and the ankles far apart. Genu valgum can develop due to skeletal and joint dysplasias (e.g., OSTEOARTHRITIS; HURLER SYNDROME); and malnutrition (e.g., RICKETS; FLUORIDE POISONING). [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
154364
Concept ID:
C0576093
Anatomical Abnormality
4.

Genu varum

A bending or abnormal curvature affecting a long bone of the leg. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
154257
Concept ID:
C0544755
Finding; Finding
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