hrp0086p2-p180 | Bone & Mineral Metabolism P2 | ESPE2016

Renal Tubular Acidosis Causing Severe Growth Delay and Rickets in Two Siblings in Haiti

Dearthlie Bernadeau , von Oettingen Julia , Van Vliet Guy , Desmangles Jean-Claude , Louis Hermione Risseline , Jean Louis Romain

Background: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is an uncommon cause of growth failure and rickets. In Haiti, diagnostic evaluation and management is challenged by limited access to comprehensive diagnostic tools.Case presentation: An 8-year-old Haitian girl was evaluated at an academic referral center for bony deformations and bone pain, progressive over the previous six years. Her 2.5 year-old sister presented similar symptoms, associated with dental caries a...