volume 61, issue 3, P451-457 1978
DOI: 10.1542/peds.61.3.451
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G. H. Hirschman, H. F. DeLuca, J. C. M. Chan

Abstract: A child with hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets was treated for three years with the conventional vitamin D-inorganic phosphate supplementation followed by a new therapeutic regimen consisting of 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25 (OH)2D3) and half of the previous phosphate supplementation. The effectiveness of the two treatment regimens was compared by calcium, phosphate, and magnesium balance techniques and by serial radiological examinations as well as careful height measurements. In addition, the low…

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