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Patient Guide to Vitamin D Deficiency

Hyperparathyroidism (too much of a hormone that controls the body's calcium level) Sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, histoplasmosis, or other granulomatous disease (disease with granulomas, collections of cells caused by chronic inflammation) Some lymphomas, a type of cancer Other risk factors ...

Effect of vitamin B

Special Article Effect of vitamin B 12 deficiency on neurodevelopment in infants: current knowledge and possible mechanisms Daphna K Dror and Lindsay H Allen Severe vitamin B 12 deficiency produces a cluster of neurological symptoms in infants, including irritability, failure to thrive, apathy ...

Plasminogen deficiency

ORIGINAL ARTICLE Plasminogen deficiency R. MEHTA*and A. D. SHAPIRO *Department of Clinical Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN; and Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Indianapolis, IN, and Department of Pediatrics, Michigan ...

Micronutrient Deficiencies

Iron deficiency susceptible: • Oaks - especially pin and white • Ericaceous plants - e.g. Azalea, Rhododendron • Japanese black pine • White pine • Magnolia • Photinia Manganese deficiency susceptible: ...

What is MCAD Deficiency?

Revised Dec. 2009 For more information contact the Newborn Screening Program toll-free at 1-866-673-993 9 or e-mail NBS-Parent@michigan.gov Supported in part by project #5 H91MC00215-03-00 as a Special Project of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS), Title V (as amended), Social Security ...

To the Point

Flu Vaccine Guidance for Patients with Immune Deficiency While vaccinations for both the seasonal flu and H1N1 are among the best prevention tools available to prevent complications from the flu, should patients with immune deficiency be given the vaccines?

Anemia Christine Kempton

Iron deficiency: Diagnosis •Very low ferritin (<10ng/ml) diagnostic of iron deficiency •Ferritinis an acute phase reactant, thus it may be falsely normal or elevated •Serum ferritin>100ng/ml is rare in iron deficient patients •Serum iron ...


ANTITHROMBIN DEFICIENCY What Is Antithrombin? Antithrombin is a protein in our bloodstream which functions as a naturally occurring mild blood thinner.

Zinc deficiency

Summary Research conducted during the past 10-15 years suggests that zinc deficiency is widespread and affects the health and well-being of populations worldwide.

Iron Deficiency Anemia

Iron Deficiency Anemia Background Definition Iron deficiency is the most common form of nutritional deficiency. The size and number of red blood cells are reduced.