Which vitamin deficiency is associated with acute sinusitis?

Updated: Apr 22, 2020
  • Author: Ted L Tewfik, MD; Chief Editor: Arlen D Meyers, MD, MBA  more...
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A study by Khalid et al indicated that the likelihood of developing acute rhinosinusitis is 33% greater in individuals with a 25-hydroxyvitamin D level below 20 ng/mL. Information was derived from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2006. [7]


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