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Rickets (Rachitis) Summary

Description: A condition caused by deficiency of VITAMIN D, especially in infancy and childhood, with disturbance of normal ossification.

Also Known As: Rachitis; Rachitides

Networked: 2275 relevant articles (80 outcomes, 195 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Rickets

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Vitamin D : 35 outcomes 83 studies in 1049 results : FDA 10 Generic
  2. Calcium : 13 outcomes 32 studies in 401 results : IBA
  3. Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3) : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 90 results : FDA 5
  4. Calcitriol (Calcijex) : 7 outcomes 8 studies in 96 results : FDA 15 Generic
  5. bone ash : 7 outcomes 1 study in 28 results : IBA
  6. hydroxide ion : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 161 results : IBA
  7. Phosphorus : 3 outcomes 11 studies in 158 results : IBA
  8. Vitamins : 3 outcomes 10 studies in 117 results : IBA
  9. Cod Liver Oil : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 23 results : IBA
  10. 1-hydroxycholecalciferol (alfacalcidol) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 21 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Rickets

  1. Vitamin D Deficiency
  2. Alopecia (Baldness)
  3. Osteomalacia
  4. Scurvy (Scorbutus)
  5. Neoplasms (Cancer)
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Key Therapies for Rickets

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  1. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results
  2. Bone Marrow Transplantation (Transplantation, Bone Marrow) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  3. Injections : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  4. Prenatal Care : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) : 1 outcome in 1 result
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