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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 81-82

Study of growth promoting effect of vitamin D supplementation in vitamin D deficient hypothyroid children


Endocrinologist, 301, Udaiman Apartment, Opp. A. N. College, Boring Road, Boring Road, Patna, Bihar, India

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Santosh Kumar Singh
Endocrinologist, 301, Udaiman Apartment, Opp. A. N. College, Boring Road, Patna - 800 001, Bihar
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0973-0354.129737

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Insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) regulates growth. 1,250HD 3((1,25 dihydroxy vitamin D3) promotes IGF-1 action, hence vitamin D deficiency may impair growth. This retrospective study showed that vitamin D supplementation in vitamin D deficient children promoted growth.


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