Anthropometric evaluation of children with chronic liver disease.

  title={Anthropometric evaluation of children with chronic liver disease.},
  author={Ronald J. Sokol and Charlotte Stall},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  volume={52 2},
To characterize type and age distribution of malnutrition and to determine the usefulness of anthropometric indices in children with chronic liver disease (CLD), 56 children (aged 1 mo-10 y) with CLD underwent anthropometric evaluation when they were clinically stable. Mean-height Z score was depressed, whereas mean-weight Z score was closer to normal and mean-weight/height Z score was normal in patients with extrahepatic biliary atresia, idiopathic neonatal hepatitis, and other liver disorders… CONTINUE READING
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