Idiopathic itch, rash, and urticaria/angioedema merit serum vitamin D evaluation: a descriptive case series

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Author: David W. Goetz
Date: January-February 2011
From: West Virginia Medical Journal(Vol. 107, Issue 1)
Publisher: West Virginia State Medical Association
Document Type: Case study
Length: 4,068 words
Lexile Measure: 1550L

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Background: Vitamin D insufficiency is epidemic. Rarely are cutaneous consequences attributed to low vitamin D. Methods: A retrospective case series of 63 patients describes an association of pruritus, rash, and urticaria/angioedema with low 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D

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