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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Deficiency of Vitamin D in Allergic Rhinitis: A Possible Factor in Multifactorial Disease

Anil Jain, Pankaj Shah, Datt Modh, Bhaskar Thakkar, Ashish Katarkar, Krupal Joshi

Keywords : Allergic rhinitis,Calcitriol,Vitamin D deficiency

Citation Information : Jain A, Shah P, Modh D, Thakkar B, Katarkar A, Joshi K. Deficiency of Vitamin D in Allergic Rhinitis: A Possible Factor in Multifactorial Disease. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2014; 7 (3):112-116.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1209

Published Online: 00-12-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Aims and objectives

To establish the correlation between vitamin D3 serum levels and allergic rhinitis.

Materials and methods

Vitamin D levels were assessed in 23 patients with allergic rhinitis diagnosed clinically by allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma 2008 criteria and results were compared with vitamin D status in the normal population of same region.

Results

The levels of serum vitamin D levels were significantly low in the patients of allergic rhinitis.

Conclusion

Measuring of serum levels of vitamin D could be considered in the routine assessment of patients with allergic rhinitis.

How to cite this article

Thakkar B, Katarkar A, Modh D, Jain A, Shah P, Joshi K. Deficiency of Vitamin D in Allergic Rhinitis: A Possible Factor in Multifactorial Disease. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2014;7(3):112-116.


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