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Iatrogenic vitamin D intoxiciation in infancy: Three cases

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dc.contributor.author Ünal, Ekrem
dc.contributor.author Koksal, Yavuz
dc.contributor.author Keles, Sevgi
dc.contributor.author Artac, Hasibe
dc.contributor.author Reisli, İsmail
dc.contributor.author Energin, Meltem
dc.date.accessioned 2014-08-08T10:44:03Z
dc.date.available 2014-08-08T10:44:03Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.issn 1309-9469
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11424/2361
dc.description.abstract The potential hazards of excessive administration of vitamin D are well known. The increased intestinal absorption of calcium due to vitamin D over dosage leads to hypercalcemia and hypercalciuria that may give rise to the development of nephrocalcinosis, urolithiasis, and soft tissue calcification. Clinical features of three cases of iatrogenic vitamin D intoxication with different radiological findings were presented. The dose of vitamin D should be carefully determined in order to avoid vitamin D intoxication, and its complications. In addition, public health measures should be undertaken to prevent drug consumption without prescription that may be dangerous especially for children. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Marmara Medical Journal en_US
dc.subject Vitamin D, intoxication, nephrocalcinosis, children en_US
dc.title Iatrogenic vitamin D intoxiciation in infancy: Three cases en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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