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Question :
Posted On : 18 Jun 2023
How common is renal tubular acidosis a cause of short stature in Indian children?
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Expert Answer :
As per a study in J Paediatr Child Health. 1998:571-6, RTA accounts for 10.4 percent of all causes of short stature.
Answer Discussion :
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mohamed mustafa
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Less common
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0,46 to 1,6 per 10000 but there are many cases unreported
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abdalatif ragab
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I think it's un common at least in general population.
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sunil c patel
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very common
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sangeetha swaminathan
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An uncommon cause for short stature.chronic acidosis and calcium loss from the bones all lead to growth retardation and short stature.




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