oa South African Medical Journal - Further observations on the Kenhardt bone disease and its relation to fluorosis
|Article Title||Further observations on the Kenhardt bone disease and its relation to fluorosis|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Medicine, Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town, South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 1962|
|Pages||932 - 936|
|Keyword(s)||Fluorosis, Kenhardt bone disease, Medical history, Orthopaedics, Radiology and Topography|
The bony disorder in children of the Rooiblok location of Kenhardt is related to the high fluorine content of their drinking water, together with some other environmental factor which we have been unable to determine.
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