[Vitamin D and pubertal maturation. Value and tolerance of vitamin D supplementation during the winter season].

@article{Zeghoud1995VitaminDA,
  title={[Vitamin D and pubertal maturation. Value and tolerance of vitamin D supplementation during the winter season].},
  author={Fatiha Zeghoud and R Delaveyne and P Rehel and Jacqueline Chalas and Mich{\`e}le Garab{\'e}dian and M. H. Odi{\`e}vre},
  journal={Archives de pediatrie : organe officiel de la Societe francaise de pediatrie},
  year={1995},
  volume={2 3},
  pages={
          221-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND In France, several cases of vitamin D-deficiency rickets among adolescents have been reported, but no prophylaxis measure has been systematically recommended at this age. The aim of this study was to measure 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-(OH)D) levels and to search for biological signs of vitamin D deficiency during adolescence. Moreover, the effects of a unique oral dose of 100,000 IU of vitamin D3, given during the winter, were analysed. POPULATION AND METHODS Circulating levels of 25… CONTINUE READING

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