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What are the treatment options for osteomalacia?

The most common treatment for osteomalacia is to work on increasing the levels of vitamin D in the body. Oral supplements or injections of vitamin D can help restore the proper levels of vitamin D in the body. If necessary, calcium and phosphorus supplements may also be needed.

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