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Haemorrhagic rickets

Haemorrhagic rickets

bone changes seen in infantile scurvy, consisting of subperiosteal haemorrhage and deficient osteoid tissue formation; often used to indicate simultaneous occurrence of rickets and scurvy.

Synonym: acute rickets.

hereditary hypophosphatemic rickets, with hypercalciuria, an inherited disorder in which there is a defect in renal tubular reabsorption.

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