Prevalence of severe hypovitaminosis D in patients with persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain.

@article{Plotnikoff2003PrevalenceOS,
  title={Prevalence of severe hypovitaminosis D in patients with persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain.},
  author={Gregory A. Plotnikoff and Joanna M Quigley},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2003},
  volume={78 12},
  pages={1463-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of hypovitaminosis D in primary care outpatients with persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain syndromes refractory to standard therapies. PATIENTS AND METHODS In this cross-sectional study, 150 patients presented consecutively between February 2000 and June 2002 with persistent, nonspecific musculoskeletal pain to the Community University Health Care Center, a university-affiliated inner city primary care clinic in Minneapolis, Minn (45 degrees north… CONTINUE READING

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