Contribution of vitamin A deficiency to calculogenic risk factors of urine: studies in children.

@article{Kancha1992ContributionOV,
  title={Contribution of vitamin A deficiency to calculogenic risk factors of urine: studies in children.},
  author={Rama Krishna Kancha and A Anasuya},
  journal={Biochemical medicine and metabolic biology},
  year={1992},
  volume={47 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
Studies in experimental animals showed that vitamin A deficiency enhanced the severity of urinary calculi disease. In India, children with low socioeconomic status are the major victims of bladder stone disease, and vitamin A deficiency is also more prevalent among these children. However, no systematic study is available to correlate the vitamin A-deficient status of children with their predisposition to urinary calculi disease. Vitamin A-deficient and normal boys were the subjects of this… CONTINUE READING