Kashin-Beck disease means: Kashin-Beck Disease: An inherited disorder of bone and joint growth in children and teens. It causes stiffened joints and reduced limb length due to the necrosis death and degeneration of cartilage and the growth plates. It is found in certain areas in eastern Siberia and Korea as well as China, China, and Tibet. This disorder may be of environmental origin. Children who live in endemic regions are more likely to get it than those who don’t. The treatment of Kashin-Beck is not affected by selenium supplementation. It is important to correct iodine deficiencies. This is a clear factor in the illness. Also known as Kashin-Bek Disease. It was also known as big bone disease by the people living in affected areas.
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