Serum leptin levels in childhood celiac disease


Ertekin V. , Orbak Z., Selimoglu M. A. , Yildiz L.

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, cilt.40, ss.906-909, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 40 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2006
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1097/01.mcg.0000225513.20913.6a
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.906-909

Özet

Objective: Leptin has effects on growth and is also involved in immune regulation. We thought that with its intestinal histopathologic alterations due to immune mechanisms, and subsequent malnutrition and/or growth failure, celiac disease (CD) deserves interest regarding leptin status.