Prevalence and risk factors for hypovitaminosis D in young patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Abstract

Vitamin D plays an important role in bone homeostasis. We aimed to report the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and risk factors associated with low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) concentration in children with IBD. Risk factors for deficiency of this vitamin are similar to those in healthy children, with… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0b013e3182250b3e

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