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Related to hypovitaminosis: hypervitaminosis
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Noun1.hypovitaminosis - any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitaminshypovitaminosis - any of several diseases caused by deficiency of one or more vitamins
beriberi - avitaminosis caused by lack of thiamine (vitamin B1)
malnutrition - a state of poor nutrition; can result from insufficient or excessive or unbalanced diet or from inability to absorb foods
Alpine scurvy, maidism, mal de la rosa, mal rosso, mayidism, pellagra, Saint Ignatius' itch - a disease caused by deficiency of niacin or tryptophan (or by a defect in the metabolic conversion of tryptophan to niacin); characterized by gastrointestinal disturbances and erythema and nervous or mental disorders; may be caused by malnutrition or alcoholism or other nutritional impairments
rickets, rachitis - childhood disease caused by deficiency of vitamin D and sunlight associated with impaired metabolism of calcium and phosphorus
scorbutus, scurvy - a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
moon blindness, night blindness, nyctalopia - inability to see clearly in dim light; due to a deficiency of vitamin A or to a retinal disorder
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Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and prevalence estimates of hypovitaminosis D in the U.
Differential diagnoses at this time included spinal trauma, infection or neoplasia, congenital central nervous system disorder, rickets, and hypovitaminosis (eg, [B.
9 years) who met the criteria for obesity (BMI > 95th percentile) * Although mean serum glucose levels and HbA1c were similar among groups, serum insulin levels were slightly highers in the hypovitaminosis D group than in the vitamin D- sufficient group, but did not reach statisitical significance 14 Borkar, 2,010 Cross * 50 children aged V.
Hypovitaminosis D in British adults at age 45 y: nationwide cohort study of dietary and lifestyle predictors.
The study by Swedish researchers used sequential assessment of serum vitamin D to determine if sustained hypovitaminosis D in elderly women leads to increased 10-year fracture incidence.
Global vitamin D status and determinants of hypovitaminosis D.
As per lips classification prevalence of Hypovitaminosis D was 95% in total children.
Hypovitaminosis D is associated with insulin resistance and beta cell dysfunction.
2007) Subclinical Hypovitaminosis D among exclusively breastfed young infants.
15) Diffuse musculoskeletal pain and even myopathy, chronic fatigue and depression can occur in patients with hypovitaminosis D.