Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets

  • Etiology: deficiency of Vitamin D
  • Imaging: loss of zone of provisional calcification leading to apparent physeal widening, stress from ligament attachments leading to fraying and flared / cupped metaphyses, demineralization, findings most apparent in bones growing rapidly: distal radius + femur / costochondral junctions (rachitic rosary)

Cases of Vitamin D Deficiency Rickets