Update in pediatrics: Focus on fat-soluble vitamins

Meghana N. Sathe, Ashish S. Patel

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This article provides an update on fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, and K) in the healthy pediatric population and in children with chronic disease states that commonly cause deficiencies, specifically cystic fibrosis and cholestatic liver disease. For each fat-soluble vitamin, the biological function, nutrition availability, absorption, deficiency, toxic states, and monitoring parameters are defined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)340-346
Number of pages7
JournalNutrition in Clinical Practice
Issue number4
StatePublished - Aug 2010


  • cholestasis
  • cystic fibrosis
  • liver diseases
  • vitamin A
  • vitamin A deficiency
  • vitamin D
  • vitamin D deficiency
  • vitamin E
  • vitamin E deficiency
  • vitamin K
  • vitamin K deficiency
  • vitamins

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Nutrition and Dietetics


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