Vitamin D deficiency (overview)
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Vitamin D deficiency (also known as hypovitaminosis D) is common, and untreated, may result in serious sequelae. Traditionally its pathological manifestations have been regarded through the lens of skeletal maturity:
However it has become increasingly clear that a deficiency of vitamin D has broader implications than solely abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system.