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ba0004p9 | (1) | ICCBH2015

Vitamin D supplementation can improve velocity of growth in children with vitamin D deficiency which are in treatment with RHGH for growth hormone deficiency

Galesanu Corina , Grozavu Ilinka , Alexandru Florescu A

Objectives: The correlation between vitamin D and GH–IGF1 axis is documented. Growing children, need extra Vit-D because it is required for growth. Severe deficiency in Vit-D generates poor growth. Height is usually more affected. Growth hormone (GH) deficiency in children causes severe growth retardation, Vit-D deficiency, and osteopenia. The aim of this presentation was: 1. To evaluate the Vit-D blood level to children in substitution treatment with rhGH. 2. To see if t...