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Vitamin D status after resection of ileum in childhood.
  1. M A Preece,
  2. H B Valman


    Serum 25-hydroxycholecaliciferol levels and x-rays of the wrist were normal in children who had had extensive resections of ileum and no supplementary vitamin D for considerable periods. These results suggest that normal vitamin D status occurs in the absence of the ileum and that supplementary vitamin D is unnecessary.

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