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Vitamin D deficiency contributed to Mozart's death

William B. Grant, Stefan Pilz
From: Medical Problems of Performing Artists: Volume 26 Number 2: Page 117 (June 2011)

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Abstract: Dawson's recent extensive bibliographic review of the cause of death of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart found that there were a number of hypotheses including poisoning, infection, cardiovascular disease, and renal disease and its complications. Overlooked in any of the papers hypothesizing about his death was a discussion of the likely role of very low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] level in contributing to his untimely death.

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