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ba0004p183 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Deficits of vitamin D are strongly associated with methotrexate treatment in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Goralczyk Adrian , Konstantynowicz Jerzy , Abramowicz Pawel , Dobrenko Elzbieta , Babinska-Malec Edyta

Vitamin D deficiency has been reported in adult patients with autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, however, the data in patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) are inconsistent. The aim of the study was to assess serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH) D in children and adolescents with JIA, and to determine potential risk factors for vitamin D deficiency.In this cross-sectional study, we evaluated 189 patients with JIA (113 girls, 76 ...