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ba0007p104 | (1) | ICCBH2019

Vitamin D deficiency nutritional rickets presenting to secondary care in children (<16 Years) – A United Kingdom surveillance study

Shaw Nick , Mughal Zulf , Julies Priscilla , Pall Karina , Lynn Richard , Leoni Marina , Calder Alistair , McDonnell Ciara , McDevitt Helen , Blair Mitch

Objectives: Nutritional Rickets (NR) is the commonest cause of rickets worldwide. Although the prevalence of rickets has been widely reported to be increasing, the actual national incidence of NR in the United Kingdom (UK) is unknown.Methods: Retrospective data were collected monthly between March 2015 and March 2017 from 3500 consultant paediatricians using British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU) reporting methodology. Clinicians completed an online...