Metabolic Bone Disease



Do you recall the time when you looked at an X-ray of a child in your clinic which didn’t quite seem normal and were left wondering about the diagnosis? Metabolic bone diseases in children is one such area which often gets overlooked in clinical practice. We all deal with it on a day to day basis but often possess only a working knowledge of the diseases. This ICL on Metabolic Bone Diseases will help you bridge that gap and bring you up to date with the commonly encountered metabolic bone pathologies encountered in pediatric orthopedics. It will be of interest to Pediatricians, General Orthopedic Surgeons in addition to Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons. At the end of the session you would have leant from the experts in the field how to work up and manage a child with Rickets, what’s the current thinking on Osteogenesis Imperfecta and get updated on the less often encountered and very challenging Mucopolysaccharidosis.

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