Editor(s): F. Glorieux NNI Workshop Series (NNIW) vol. 21 , 1988
  • Hereditary Pseudo-Deficiency Rickets or Vitamin D-Dependency Type I

    Author(s): S. Balsan

    Following the description in 1937 by Albright, Butler, and Bloomberg (1) of "rickets resistant to vitamin D," a number of observations were published, particularly by Van Crefeld and Arons (2), Fraser and Salter (3), and by Royer (4) which indicated that there was a variant of resistant rickets which differed from classical hereditary hypophosphatemic vitamin D-resistant rickets by its clinical and biological symptoms, and response to therapy.

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