Increase of Intra-abdominal Adipose Tissue in Pediatric Crohn Disease.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Recent evidence points toward an active immunological role of intra-abdominal adipose tissue in Crohn disease (CD). We quantified the abdominal adipose tissue compartments using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in 27 pediatric patients with CD compared with 14 controls undergoing MRI examination for other reasons. METHODS Total… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000001593

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