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Calcium deficiency rickets: extending the spectrum of ‘nutritional’ rickets
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    Is there really any good evidence that rickets is associated with prolonged breast feeding?

    I enjoyed this review article and found it helpful to allow me to understand how both vitamin D and calcium deficiency could both produce the same clinical picture. However I was saddened to again see it asserted that a risk factor for vitamin D defiency rickets is "prolonged breast-feeding". There is no doubt that there have been many case series showing that children presenting with rickets are predominantly breast...

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