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Which of the following is a bony lesion in vitamin A intoxication?

A Bone demineralization
B Bone pain

C Hyperostosis
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Bony lesion in vitamin A intoxication

Vitamin A. intoxication produces following bony manifestation: (MCQ)

a. Bone demineralization b. Bone pain c. Hypercalcemia d. Hyperostosis

Extra Edge: Vitamin D intoxication

Vitamin D intoxication (delayed effect) causes persistent hypercalcemia and hyper phosphatemia which may produce:

1). Urinary Lithiasis.

2). Metastatic calcification which affects kidneys, bronchi, pulmonary alveoli, muscles, arteries and gastric mucosa & Renal failure leading to death.