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Vitamin D deficiency and rickets: consensus at last

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It is now abundantly clear that rickets should never have been consigned to the history books, and that vitamin D deficiency and its sequelae are far more prevalent in European populations than anyone thought two decades ago. The problem has been how to define, diagnose, manage and prevent the ‘new’ rickets in all its manifestations, with confusing and wildly differing guidance being issued by various authorities. To rectify this situation, …

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