Osteomalacia may be expected in which of the following?


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Osteomalacia may be expected in which of the following?

(Please select 1 option)
Auto-immune adrenalitis
Mercury poisoning  This is the correct answer
Pernicious anaemia
Pseudo-hypoparathyroidism
Sarcoidosis

Osteomalacia may occur with vitamin D deficiency.
Mercury poisoning or any heavy metal poisoning causes an acquired Fanconi syndrome with
proximal (type 2) renal tubular acidosis.