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Vitamin D status in children with Hashimoto thyroiditis.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of pediatric endocrinology & metabolism : JPEM
Publication Date
Volume
25
Issue
5-6
Pages
467–470
Identifiers
PMID: 22876540
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The higher vitamin D deficiency rates besides lower vitamin D levels in the Hashimoto group together with the inverse correlation between vitamin D and anti-TPO suggest that vitamin D deficiency may have a role in the autoimmune process in Hashimoto thyroiditis in children.

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