BMC Pediatrics. The researchers found that, out of 138 pediatric epilepsy patients who received anticonvulsants from April 2018 to January 2019, the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency was at 47.8% and deficiency was at 23.2%."/> BMC Pediatrics. The researchers found that, out of 138 pediatric epilepsy patients who received anticonvulsants from April 2018 to January 2019, the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency was at 47.8% and deficiency was at 23.2%."/> Study links pediatric epilepsy to vitamin D deficiency

Study links pediatric epilepsy to vitamin D deficiency

2021-10-28

Two-thirds of pediatric epilepsy cases may be associated with hypovitaminosis D, according to a cross-sectional retrospective cohort study published in BMC Pediatrics. The researchers found that, out of 138 pediatric epilepsy patients who received anticonvulsants from April 2018 to January 2019, the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency was at 47.8% and deficiency was at 23.2%.

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