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  • SPECIES:
    • ALPACA
  • SYSTEM:
    • SKELETAL
  • ORGAN:
    • BONE-HUMERUS
  • DIAGNOSIS:
    • RICKETS
  • CAUSE:
    • VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY
  • CONTRIBUTOR:
    • WILLIAMS
  • INSTITUTION:
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
  • GENPATH:
    • NUTRITIONAL\VITAMIN DEFICIENCY
  • COMMENTS:
    • The lack of mineralization of the primary spongiosa prevents its remodeling by osteoclasts. Note the irregularity of the growth plate.