Joanna Pawłowska

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INTRODUCTION High prevalence of elevated serum pancreatic enzymes in children with cholestasis with normal fecal elastase-1 concentrations has been documented. However, this state is related predominantly to biliary atresia. Therefore, we aimed to assess pancreatic damage by measuring serum pancreatic enzymes in patients with progressive familial(More)
Celiac disease (CD) is a chronic autoimmune intestinal disease caused by intolerance to gluten [1]. It is characterised by immune-mediated enteropathy, associated with maldigestion and malabsorption of most nutrients and vitamins. The clinical presentations of CD differ depending on the patients' age. Children younger than 2–3 years of age in most cases(More)
INTRODUCTION People with cirrhosis of the liver are predisposed to developing oral lesions. The occurrence and type of lesion depend on the degree of liver function impairment and its type, and on the severity and duration of systemic diseases. In children, the age at which the early symptoms of liver disease are experienced is also of great importance. (More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS To date, no studies concerning the presence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis were published. Based upon characteristic of progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis one can expect the coexistence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. The aim of the study was to(More)
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