Vitamin D Serum Concentrations & Supplementation in Children With Cerebral Palsy
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The purpose of this study is to try to correlate vitamin D dosing and dosing adjustment with Vitamin D levels, measure affects of seizure medications on levels as well as pathologic fractures and bone density in severely cognitively impaired, non-mobile children and adolescents with CP.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
up to 50 Years (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Severely cognitively impaired, non-mobile children and young adults who are residents at long-term care facility
Recorded vitamin D supplementation dose (i.e. prescribed diet and any additional sources of vitamin D) with at least two serum vitamin D concentrations recorded in the medical chart from January 1, 2008 to June 30, 2013.
Resident of HLCCD since 2008
No vitamin D levels recorded.
History of hyperthyroidism or parathyroid pathology.
Short gut syndrome that requires TPN.
Poor medical documentation.
Heritable disorders that affect vitamin D levels such as Pseudovitamin D deficiency rickets, Vitamin D resistant rickets, autosomal dominant hypophosphatemic rickets and X-linked hypophosphatemic rickets