Ortho Oracle - orthopaedic operative atlas

Abnormalities Associated With Vitamin D

(see also: Vit D Discussion, Calcitriol/Rocalrol/Calcifediol) Discussion primary function of l,25-Vitamin D3 is to maintain skeletal homeostasis as well as for maintenance of plasma Ca homeostasis; primary effect of lack of Vit D is decrease in miceralization of newly formed bone matrix (osteoid); rate of bone formation is decreased; net result is less total bone … Read more