Monday, November 3, 2014

Skeleton deformed by Rickets, 1879. Rickets is a disorder caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Rickets leads to softening and weakening of the bones and is seen most commonly in children 6-24 months of age.
Photo: The Burns Archive

Skeleton deformed by Rickets, 1879. Rickets is a disorder caused by a deficiency of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Rickets leads to softening and weakening of the bones and is seen most commonly in children 6-24 months of age.

Photo: The Burns Archive

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