Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology

Hypophosphatemic vitamin D resistant rickets in an adult: A rare case report

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Author Details: Vidiyala Harika, Abhilash Mishra, Sourya Acharya, Samarth Shukla

Volume : 5

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2394-2126

Print ISSN : 2394-2118

Article First Page : 144

Article End Page : 145


Hypophosphatemic Vitamin D resistant rickets is a rare disease, which is characterized by lack response to vitamin D at the level of receptors leading to rickets. It is also associated with disturbed metabolism and activity of vitamin D and/or disturbed phosphate metabolism. We present a case of a 19 year old male presented with symptoms and signs of Vitamin D deficiency and diagnosed as Vitamin D resistant rickets.

Keywords: Vitamin D, Phosphate, Rickets.

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