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Multiple stress fractures and periorbital hypopigmentation in a young and active adult -- a potentially subtle clinical findings of Vitamin D Deficiency
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  • Farooq Afzaal,
  • Oran Roche,
  • Preena Patel,
  • Simon Burtt
Farooq Afzaal
Leicester Royal Infirmary
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Oran Roche
Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Preena Patel
Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Simon Burtt
Luton and Dunstable Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Abstract

21 year old white Caucasian male presented with left foot pain and bilateral periorbital hypopigmentation. An MRI revealed multiple stress fractures. Blood tests revealed Vitamin D deficiency. There is currently evidence confirming relationships between Vitamin D deficiency and cutaneous hypopigmentation. This case suggests further research into this area.

Peer review status:POSTED

10 Jun 2020Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
14 Jun 2020Assigned to Editor
14 Jun 2020Submission Checks Completed