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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022
Case Report - Rickets Mimicking Osteogenesis Imperfecta and Battered Baby Syndrome
Abstract: A 15 month old female child came to Kurla Babha Hospital with chief complaints of fever and breathlessness since 2 days and failure to gain weight with bowing of legs since 3 months. She is diagnosed with pneumonia and severe acute malnutrition after routine workup by the pediatric residents. Reference was given to orthopaedic department in view of low Vit d and bowing of legs. A diagnosis of nutritional vitamin D deficiency (rickets) was made and supplementation was initiated.
Keywords: Rickets mimicking osteogenesis imperfect, battered baby syndrome, poor nutrition
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 3, March 2022,
Pages: 1390 - 1393