[Pleiotropic action of vitamin D3 with particular stress on its role in gastrointestinal diseases in children]
Med Wieku Rozwoj. 2010 Jan-Mar;14(1):59-67
Authors: SledziÅ„ska K, GÃ³ra-Gebka M, KamiÅ„ska B, Liberek A
This review presents aspects of pleiotropic actions of vitamin D3, in particular amongst the development period population. It describes the relationship between vitamin D3andgastrointestinal diseases (inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, liver and pancreas pathologies), central nervous system and cardiovascular diseases. Moreover, we underline the role of vitamin D3 in the epidemiology and pathogenesis of malignancies and autoimmune diseases.