Evaluation of Vitamin D Deficiency Distribution in Children With Sickle Cell Disease Followed in Lyon, France

Study point of contact

Valérie LAUNAY, MD
04 27 85 62 13 ext +33
[email protected]

Locations

1 France site

Age

< 17 Years

Study type

Observational

Gender

All

Interventions

Biological

Compensation

Unknown

About the study

Vitamin D deficiency may be under-diagnosed in sickle cell disease French children.
Therefore, the investigator need an epidemiologic study about the prevalence of vitamin D
deficiency in this specific population. There are not specific guidelines neither testing nor
treatment. The investigator propose to test vitamin D status in all children with sickle cell
disease who are consulting their referring haematologist doctor or in the emergency ward.

participation requirements

– Children: under 18 years old

– Sickle cell any genetic type homozygous or composite heterozygous

– To receive an assessment independently of the study, during a presentation to the
emergency ward and/or a follow-up consultation by the hematologist

– no parental opposition signed by at least one parent/legal representative and no child
opposition

– social security beneficiary

participation restrictions

– History of hematologic grafting

Locations

  • Bron, France, Hôpital Femme Mère enfant - Urgences pédiatriques, 69500