Childhood Osteomalacia Incidence
Facts about rickets:
- Rickets is rare in the United States.
- Rickets is most common during periods of rapid growth, when the body requires calcium and phosphate for bone growth.
- Rickets is most common in young children between 6 and 24 months of age.
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