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Vitamin D Deficiency MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Vitamin D Deficiency
Tree Number(s)
C18.654.521.500.133.770
Unique ID
D014808
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014808
Scope Note
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)
Entry Version
VITAMIN D DEFIC
Entry Term(s)
Deficiency, Vitamin D
NLM Classification #
QU 173
See Also
Rickets
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Vitamin D Deficiency Preferred
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