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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Other Names for this Disease
  • Hypovitaminosis D
  • Nutritional rickets
  • Vitamin D deficiency disease
  • Vitamin-D deficiency rickets
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  • My baby has been diagnosed with vitamin D deficiency. He has also been found to have high levels of parathyroid hormone and alkaline phosphatase. An x-ray examination did not show any signs of rickets. Is it true that babies younger than 6 months may not have signs of rickets on x-ray? I would like to learn as much as possible about rickets, including how it is diagnosed. Click here for answer