Vitamin D and systemic lupus erythematosus: continued evolution

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Abstract

Vitamin D is a steroid hormone that has well-established roles in calcium and bone metabolism. Vitamin D has more recently become recognized for its role in the immune response and its potential immunomodulatory effects in autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). This review provides a summary of the recent literature regarding vitamin D and SLE, as well as current recommendations for vitamin D supplementation in patients with SLE.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)242 - 249
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Journal of Rheumatic Diseases
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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