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.
- Received December 18, 1978.
- Accepted June 11, 1979.
- Copyright © 1980 by the American Academy of Pediatrics