Endocrine abnormalities in children with Beta thalassaemia major

@inproceedings{Joshi2013EndocrineAI,
  title={Endocrine abnormalities in children with Beta thalassaemia major},
  author={Rajesh Prakash Joshi and Ankur Ulhas Phatarpekar},
  year={2013}
}
Background: Endocrine complications in ?-thalassaemia major patients in developing countries are likely to occur at younger ages due to suboptimal iron chelation. Objective: To assess the prevalence of endocrine abnormalities and correlate serum ferritin, degree of anaemia and liver dysfunction with endocrine dysfunction Method: A cross sectional study was carried out in B. J. Wadia Hospital, over a period of 2 years, on all children with ?-thalassemia major over the age of 4 years receiving… CONTINUE READING

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