A. ROBERT ARNSTEIN, M.D.; BOY FRAME, M.D., F.A.C.P.; HAROLD M. FROST, M.D.
This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
Osteomalacia, including rickets, is a condition of bone characterized by the accumulation of increased amounts of bone matrix (osteoid) and epiphyseal cartilagethat fail to calcify or do so extremely slowly. It represents a systemic disorder of the skeleton that is the end result of calcification defects arising from a variety of causes. Since osteomalacia is encountered under a number of clinically dissimilar circumstances in which its presence is not always obvious, we have reviewed the subject in recent, selected literature with the intent to clarify its diagnosis in morphologic and dynamic terms and to discuss its clinical spectrum with emphasis
ARNSTEIN AR, FRAME B, FROST HM. Recent Progress in Osteomalacia and Rickets. Ann Intern Med. 1967;67:1296–1330. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-67-6-1296
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;67(6):1296-1330.
Endocrine and Metabolism, Metabolic Bone Disorders.
Results provided by:
Copyright © 2019 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use