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What causes bow legged and skeletal deformity? 4 possible conditions

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Rickets

Rickets is a disorder that can develop due to a lack of vitamin D, calcium, or phosphate. Learn about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of rickets.

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2

Paget's Disease of the Bone

A typical human skeleton consists of 206 bones. Bones are constantly being broken down and rebuilt. If this process is altered, bones can break down and re-form abnormally and in ways that compromise the integrity o...

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3

Fracture

A fracture is a broken bone. Learn about the risk factors, symptoms, and treatments for different types of fracture.

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4

Brittle Bone Disease (Osteogenesis Imperfecta)

Learn about brittle bone disease and what causes it. Find information on the types, symptoms, and treatment options.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
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