The impact of rickets on growth and morbidity during recovery among children with complicated severe acute malnutrition in Kenya: A cohort study
Background: The effects of rickets on children recovery from severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is unknown. Rickets may affect growth and susceptibility to infectious diseases. We investigated the associations of clinically diagnosed rickets with life-threatening events and anthropometric recovery during one year following inpatient treatment for complicated SAM. Methods: Secondary analysis of clinical trial data amongst non-HIV infected Kenyan children with co... Expand abstract
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