عرض سجل المادة البسيط

dc.contributor.authorNagib, Eman
dc.contributor.authorAbulmagd, Mahmoud A.
dc.date.accessioned2017-07-12T11:55:25Z
dc.date.available2017-07-12T11:55:25Z
dc.date.issued2012-10-01
dc.identifier.urihttp://repository.taibahu.edu.sa/123456789/17987
dc.description.abstractPoor sunlight exposure leads to vitamin D deficiency even in the sunniest places. So screening for vitamin D deficiency in outpatient clinics and inhospital setting in King Fahad Hospital , Al Madina Al Monwara. METHODS: Screening for vitamin D deficiency by assessment of serum 25(OH)D with radioimmunoassay in 60 female patients aged 18 – 40 years. Serum calcium, phosphorous and alkaline phosphatase were assessed, too. Results: 6 female patients (10%) showed significant vitamin D deficiency with 25(OH) D < 20 ng/ml. However 54 female patients (90%) showed severe vitamin D deficiency with 25 (OH) D < 10 ng/ml. Conclusion: Vitamin D deficiency is very common in Saudia Arabia especially females due to poor sunlight exposure. So being underrecognized and undertreated, vitamin D deficiency represents an important health problem in MADINA REGION, KSA.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEgyptian Journal of Hospital Medicineen
dc.sourceopen access
dc.subjectVitamin Den
dc.subjectFemalesen
dc.subjectSunlight exposureen
dc.titleScreening for vitamin D deficiency In females In Madina region; Saudi Arabia. vitamin D deficiency in a sunny environmenten
dc.typeArticleen


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