Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0002p194 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Celiac disease underlying rickets in an adolescent

Demir Korcan , Celtik Coskun , Ozkan Behzat

Background: Bone health is negatively affected in children with celiac disease. Alterations in calcium and vitamin D metabolism are frequently encountered in children with celiac disease but rickets is rarely a presenting complaint.Presenting problem: The patient was first admitted at the age of 13 due to waddling gait and weight loss for 3 years.Clinical management: Detailed history revealed that loss of appetite and intermittent ...