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Disease Vitamin D Deficiency

Name Vitamin D Deficiency
Synonyms Deficiencies, Vitamin D | Deficiency, Vitamin D | Vitamin D Deficiencies
Definition 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)
Categories Nutrition disorder
MeSH® ID D014808

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DiseasesNutritional and Metabolic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nutrition Disorders Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malnutrition Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Deficiency Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Avitaminosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vitamin D Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references

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Vitamin D Deficiency Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references
View node Rickets Has associated chemicals Has associated genes