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Journal:   ACTA MEDICA IRANICA   2014 , Volume 52 , Number 8; Page(s) 0 To 0.
 
Paper: 

ASSESSMENT OF VITAMIN D PLASMA LEVELS IN PATIENTS WITH VITILIGO VULGARIS

 
 
Author(s):  BEHESHTI AKRAM, GHADAMI HODA, BARIKANI AMENEH*, HAJ MANOUCHEHRI FATEMEH
 
* DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY MEDICINE, FACULTY OF MEDICINE, QAZVIN UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, QAZVIN, IRAN DEPARTMENT OF MEDICAL LABORATORY
 
Abstract: 

Vitiligo Vulgaris is a pigment disorder as the lack of skin pigmentation which its most prevalent cause is autoimmune. Vitamin D has various effects on the natural and acquired immune of the body because of its effectiveness on the T cells and B cells, macrophages and dendritic cells. The object of this study was assessment of the Vitamin D in patients with vitiligo vulgaris in dermatologic clinics in Qazvin in 2012. The 100 patients with Vitiligo were studied through a cross-sectional study. The required data were collected by the questionnaire (age, gender, job, family background, consumption of the dairies and vitamin D supplements), examination (type of skin) and para clinical test (measurement of the serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level). The 42 (42%) and 58 (58%) people of the population under study were respectively male and female. The mean age of the population under study was 28.7±1.17. The mean serum of 25-hydroxyvitamin D level was 42±24.14 which had a significance difference with a normal level (p<0.04). The mean serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level among patients with Vitiligo had a significance difference with a normal level.

 
Keyword(s): VITAMIN D, VITILIGO VULGARIS, IRAN, PLASMA LEVEL, PATIENTS
 
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