Metabolic differences between male and female adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, as detected by ultrasound.

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BACKGROUND Age, developmental stage and gender are risk factors for paediatric non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). AIMS The aim of this study was to identify differences in clinical or laboratory variables between sexes in adolescents with NAFLD. METHODOLOGY Ninety obese adolescents including 36 males and 54 females were evaluated. Inclusion… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1651-2227.2010.01774.x

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@article{Fernandes2010MetabolicDB, title={Metabolic differences between male and female adolescents with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, as detected by ultrasound.}, author={Marc{\'i}lia Baticy Fernandes and A A Ferraro and Ricardo Alexandre de Azevedo and Ulysses Fagundes Neto}, journal={Acta paediatrica}, year={2010}, volume={99 8}, pages={1218-23} }