Ten cases of nutritional rickets seen over a 10-month period are reviewed. The salient clinical features are summarized, and the striking association with unsupplemented breast-feeding, fad diets, and lack of immunizations is discussed. The importance of recognizing such associated practices for purposes of early diagnosis and intervention is stressed.
Resurgence of Nutritional Rickets Associated with Breast-Feeding and Special Dietary Practices
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Deborah V. Edidin, Lynne L. Levitsky, William Schey, Nives Dumbovic, Alfonso Campos; Resurgence of Nutritional Rickets Associated with Breast-Feeding and Special Dietary Practices. Pediatrics February 1980; 65 (2): 232–235. 10.1542/peds.65.2.232
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