Denisa Lobotková

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OBJECTIVE An elevated thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) level is a frequent finding in obese children, but its association with peripheral hormone metabolism is not fully understood. We hypothesized that in obesity, the changes in thyroid hormone metabolism in peripheral tissues might lead to dysregulation in the thyroid axis. The purpose of this study was(More)
Central nervous system infection and sepsis are the most frequently observed clinical presentations of listeriosis infection; however, they are rare in immunocompetent children beyond the neonatal period. In the presented case, we described gastrointestinal involvement, subacute meningitis, sinusitis and sepsis in a two-year-old previously healthy child(More)
The most common etiology of non-syndromic monogenic obesity are mutations in gene for the Melanocortin-4 receptor (MC485) with variable prevalence in different countries (1.2-6.3 % of obese children). The aim of our study was 1) to search for MC4R mutations in obese children in Slovakia and compare their prevalence with other European countries, and 2) to(More)
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