Seizures as Initial Manifestation of Vitamin D-Deficiency Rickets in a 5-Month-Old Exclusively Breastfed Infant

Despite the fact that sunlight-dependent skin synthesis is the major mechanism for vitamin D synthesis in vivo, vitamin D-deficiency rickets continues to occur in exclusively breastfed infants in Greece. We present such a case in a 5-month-old infant who presented with afebrile seizures and whose mo...

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Main Authors: Elpis Mantadakis, Savas Deftereos, Emmanouela Tsouvala, Stavros Thomaidis, Athanassios Chatzimichael
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2012-12-01
Series:Pediatrics and Neonatology
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