Gastrointestinal findings in atopic children


36 children aged 0.13 to 13.05 years with severe manifestations of atopy were studied for circulating parietal cell antibodies (PCA), fasting serum gastrin and ferritin. Gastric acid secretion was measured using a pentagastrin test. In addition, 21 gastric and 28 jejunal biopsies were taken for evaluation of the mucosal morphology. In infants the gastric… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00441481

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