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Vitamin D Deficiency

A nutritional condition produced by a deficiency of VITAMIN D in the diet, insufficient production of vitamin D in the skin, inadequate absorption of vitamin D from the diet, or abnormal conversion of vitamin D to its bioactive metabolites. It is manifested clinically as RICKETS in children and OSTEOMALACIA in adults. (From Cecil Textbook of Medicine, 19th ed, p1406)
Also Known As:
Deficiency, Vitamin D; Deficiencies, Vitamin D; Vitamin D Deficiencies
Networked: 3824 relevant articles (110 outcomes, 548 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Rickets (Rachitis)
2. Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
3. Cystic Fibrosis (Mucoviscidosis)
4. Osteoporosis
5. Neoplasms (Cancer)

Experts

1. Holick, Michael F: 62 articles (08/2015 - 11/2003)
2. Hollis, Bruce W: 24 articles (10/2015 - 05/2004)
3. Pilz, Stefan: 19 articles (06/2015 - 10/2008)
4. Tangpricha, Vin: 18 articles (11/2015 - 10/2005)
5. Chen, Tai C: 16 articles (01/2014 - 11/2003)
6. Tomaschitz, Andreas: 14 articles (06/2015 - 10/2009)
7. Mathieu, Chantal: 14 articles (05/2015 - 01/2008)
8. Reichrath, Jörg: 14 articles (03/2015 - 08/2004)
9. Souberbielle, Jean-Claude: 13 articles (07/2015 - 01/2009)
10. Zittermann, Armin: 13 articles (06/2015 - 05/2003)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Vitamin D Deficiency:
1. Vitamin DFDA LinkGeneric
2. hydroxide ionIBA
3. Cholecalciferol (Vitamin D3)FDA Link
4. CalciumIBA
5. Ergocalciferols (Ergocalciferol)FDA LinkGeneric
6. 25-hydroxyvitamin DIBA
7. Parathyroid Hormone (Parathormone)IBA
8. VitaminsIBA
9. PhosphorusIBA
10. paricalcitol (Zemplar)FDA Link

Therapies and Procedures

1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
2. Ligation
3. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)
4. Therapeutics
5. Transplants (Transplant)