Thyroid Research and Practice

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


Santosh Kumar Singh 
 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

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.


How to cite this article:
Singh SK. Study of growth promoting effect of vitamin D supplementation in vitamin D deficient hypothyroid children.Thyroid Res Pract 2014;11:81-82


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Singh SK. Study of growth promoting effect of vitamin D supplementation in vitamin D deficient hypothyroid children. Thyroid Res Pract [serial online] 2014 [cited 2022 Jan 24 ];11:81-82
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