Estimation of Vitamin D Levels in Women with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (with and without Diabetes)

Authors

  • Ghadeer hamid AL-Ardhi1 , Adil Mohammed AL-Maamory1 , Ali Mohammed Abd- Alameer1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1619

Keywords:

vitamin D, carpal tunnel syndrome, diabetes.

Abstract

Objective: Vitamin D is a an important vitamin which is effect on several system of human body, in this

study we determination serum levels of vitamin D in women patients with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)

and investigation the relation between vitamin D and diabetes on CTS patients.

Materials and Method: Subjects of this study enrolled 53 women (33 patients and 20 control), their aged

range between (30-50) year. The patients were selected from attendee of out- patient Neurology clinic of

Al- Imam Sadiq teaching Hospital, Hilla city, Iraq, in the period from December 2018 to April 2019. Blood

samples were taken from subject to determination vitamin D levels.

Results: The present study shows a significant (p<0.05) decrease in the mean of vitamin D level in women

patients with CTS comparison with control women (15.6±10.2) , (32.7±16.7) respectively. No significant

difference was found between vitamin D and diabetes regarding the CTS.

Conclusion: The role of vitamin D is the one potential cause of CTS, this study revealed low serum vitamin

D level in patient with CTS compared to control .

Author Biography

Ghadeer hamid AL-Ardhi1 , Adil Mohammed AL-Maamory1 , Ali Mohammed Abd- Alameer1

1 Assist. Lecturer, Department of biology, DNA Research center, University of Babylon, Al- Hila, Iraq

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Ghadeer hamid AL-Ardhi1 , Adil Mohammed AL-Maamory1 , Ali Mohammed Abd- Alameer1. (2020). Estimation of Vitamin D Levels in Women with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (with and without Diabetes). Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 1500-1504. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1619

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