Differences in serum zn levels in acutely ill and recovered adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa--a pilot study.

@article{Zepf2012DifferencesIS,
  title={Differences in serum zn levels in acutely ill and recovered adolescents and young adults with anorexia nervosa--a pilot study.},
  author={Florian Daniel Zepf and Idil Sungurtekin and Franziska Glass and Linda Elstrodt and Dirk Peetz and Gudrun Hintereder and J{\"u}rgen Kratzsch and Fritz Poustka and Beate Herpertz-Dahlmann and Lars Woeckel},
  journal={European eating disorders review : the journal of the Eating Disorders Association},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 3},
  pages={203-10}
}
Preliminary evidence suggests that changes in zinc (Zn) metabolism are associated with anorexia nervosa (AN). However, data are scarce regarding potential differences in serum Zn concentrations in adolescent and young adult patients with AN. It was the aim of the present pilot study to compare serum Zn concentrations between acutely ill and remitted… CONTINUE READING