Are two forms of a metabolic bone disease resulting from vitamin D deficiency. Both cause softening and weakening of bones because of defective or inadequate bone mineralization.
Baby is floppy, Bone pain, Bone tenderness, Bones break easily, an oddly shaped skull, legs that bow out (bowlegs), bumps in your ribcage
Rickets and osteomalacia result when there is a vitamin D deficiency in the body. This may occur when:The supply of vitamin D from the diet or sun exposure is inadequate.The metabolism of vitamin D is abnormal.Tissue is resistant to the action of vitamin D.