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Volume 15 | ESPEYB15 | Next issue

Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2018

ey0015.5 | (1) | ESPEYB15

5. Bone, Growth Plate and Mineral Metabolism

Raimann Adalbert , Padidela Raja , Mäkitie Outi

The chapter on bone, growth plate and mineral metabolism has some themes that tend to recur year after year. Vitamin D is one such topic. Yet, every year brings new essential information on this vitamin, which has often been suggested to be a miracle cure for several disorders. Links to many outcomes exist, but solid data on actual benefits beyond prevention and treatment of rickets are scarce. This year the selected vitamin D papers suggest that once vitamin D sufficiency is ...