DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3933.ijam20161072

Vitamin D deficiency: is it real? Need to re-evaluate in context to the latest research findings

Devajit Sarmah, Booloo Sharma

Abstract


Till some two decade ago vitamin D was better known as ‘anti-ricketic vitamin’, and was known to cause rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults. But suddenly this sunshine vitamin has gained all the attention from internist, specialist to super specialist in the field of medical science.At present even common men are more aware of vitamin D and its associated clinical conditions than what a medical practitioner knew some 20 years ago. Everyone is inquisitive about vitamin D.


Keywords


Vitamin D, Anti-ricketic, Osteomalacia

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