Incidence of anticonvulsant osteomalacia and effect of vitamin D: controlled therapeutic trial.


The bone mineral content (B.M.C.) in both forearms (related to total body calcium) was measured by photon absorptiometry for a controlled therapeutic trial in a representative sample of epileptic outpatients, comprising 226 patients treated with one or two major anticonvulsant drugs (phenytoin, phenobarbitone, primidone).Initially the mean B.M.C. value for… (More)


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