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What is Vitamin D deficiency?

What is Vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency is a lack of a sufficient amount of vitamin D in the body needed for optimal health. Vitamin ...more »

  • Vitamin D deficiency: Deficiency of vitamin D.
  • Vitamin D deficiency: condition due to a deficiency of vitamin D.
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Vitamin D deficiency: Introduction

Types of Vitamin D deficiency:

Types of Vitamin D deficiency:

Broader types of Vitamin D deficiency:

How serious is Vitamin D deficiency?

Complications of Vitamin D deficiency: see complications of Vitamin D deficiency

What causes Vitamin D deficiency?

Causes of Vitamin D deficiency: see causes of Vitamin D deficiency
Cause of Vitamin D deficiency: More commonly caused by lack of sunlight exposure; dietary inadequacy is often unimportant if enough sunlight created vitamin D.
Risk factors for Vitamin D deficiency: see risk factors for Vitamin D deficiency

What are the symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency?

Symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency: see symptoms of Vitamin D deficiency

Complications of Vitamin D deficiency: see complications of Vitamin D deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency: Testing

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Vitamin D deficiency.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Vitamin D deficiency: Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Vitamin D deficiency.
Treatments for Vitamin D deficiency: see treatments for Vitamin D deficiency
Prevention of Vitamin D deficiency: see prevention of Vitamin D deficiency
Research for Vitamin D deficiency: see research for Vitamin D deficiency

Society issues for Vitamin D deficiency


Hospitalization statistics for Vitamin D deficiency: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Vitamin D deficiency:

  • 0.0007% (88) of hospital consultant episodes were for Vitamin D deficiency in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for Vitamin D deficiency required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 53% of hospital consultant episodes for Vitamin D deficiency were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 47% of hospital consultant episodes for Vitamin D deficiency were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Name and Aliases of Vitamin D deficiency

Main name of condition: Vitamin D deficiency

Other names or spellings for Vitamin D deficiency:

Vitamin D deficiency: Related Conditions

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