Low vitamin D and the risk of developing chronic widespread pain: results from the European male ageing study.

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The association between low levels of vitamin D and the occurrence of chronic widespread pain (CWP) remains unclear. The aim of our analysis was to determine the relationship between low vitamin D levels and the risk of developing CWP in a population sample of middle age and elderly men.


  • Paul S McCabe
  • Stephen R Pye
  • John Mc Beth
  • David M Lee
  • Abdelouahid Tajar
  • Gyorgy Bartfai
  • Steven Boonen
  • Roger Bouillon
  • Felipe Casanueva
  • Joseph D Finn
  • Gianni Forti
  • Aleksander Giwercman
  • Ilpo T Huhtaniemi
  • Krzysztof Kula
  • Neil Pendleton
  • Margus Punab
  • Dirk Vanderschueren
  • Frederick C Wu
  • Terence W O'Neill
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Other Clinical Medicine
Original languageEnglish
Article number32
JournalBMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch