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Neonatal rickets in one of identical twins
  1. I Z Kovar,
  2. P Mayne,
  3. J Wallis


    We report a case of rickets in one of identical low birthweight twin infants. Plasma 25-hydroxycholecalciferol concentrations were normal in both infants; there was good clinical response to 1-α hydroxycholecalciferol. We suggest that there was a delay in maturation of renal 25-hydroxycholecalciferol-1α hydroxylase enzyme.

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