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Symptomatic vitamin D deficiency among non-Caucasian adolescents living in the United Kingdom
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    Symptomatic Vitamin D deficiency in a Chinese adolescent girl living in Wales
    • Sudarsana De, Paediatric Specialist Registrar
    • Other Contributors:
      • Melanie Foster, Michelle Barber, John Barton

    Dear Editor

    Crocombe and Mughal have recently described symptomatic vitamin D deficiency among non-Caucasian adolescents of South Asian and Middle Eastern origin, living in the United Kingdom.[1]

    We describe a 15 year old Chinese girl (originally from Hong Kong, but had always lived in Wales) who presented acutely with carpopedal spasm.[2] She had been previously well apart from a minor episode of cramps...

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