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Descriptor English:   Vitamin D Deficiency 
Descriptor Spanish:   Deficiencia de Vitamina D 
Descriptor Portuguese:   DeficiÍncia de Vitamina D 
Synonyms English:   Deficiencies, Vitamin D
Deficiency, Vitamin D
Vitamin D Deficiencies  
Tree Number:   C18.654.521.500.133.770
SP6.016.052.063.119
Definition English:   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) 
See Related English:   Rickets
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   15210 
Unique Identifier:   D014808 

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