hypervitaminosis D


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vitamin D intoxication

A condition that occurs in those who either self-prescribe megadoses of vitamin D or consume excess dairy products.

Clinical findings
Anorexia, headaches, muscle weakness, nausea, thirst, organ damage (heart, liver, kidney due to calcium deposition); infants given excess vitamin D may develop atheromas, mental retardation, facial dysmorphia, kidney damage, infections, suffer failure to thrive, or die.
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hypervitaminosis D

Vitamin D toxicity, see there.
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