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Associations of seasonal patterns and vitamin D levels with onset and flares of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

Authors
  • Brandvayman, Yael1
  • Rinawi, Firas2
  • Shamir, Raanan1, 2
  • Assa, Amit3, 2
  • 1 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel. , (Israel)
  • 2 Institute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver Disease, Schneider Children's Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel. , (Israel)
  • 3 Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel - [email protected] , (Israel)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Minerva pediatrica
Publication Date
May 04, 2017
Identifiers
DOI: 10.23736/S0026-4946.17.04847-2
PMID: 28472874
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

IBD onset in school aged children is not associated with seasonal patterns whereas flares may follow a specific monthly pattern. Disease flares are associated with low vitamin D blood levels. Vitamin D deficiency is associated with malnutrition and hypoalbuminemia.

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