JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.40, no.10, pp.906-909, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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JOURNAL OF CLINICAL GASTROENTEROLOGY
Objective: Leptin has effects on growth and is also involved in immune regulation. We thought that with its intestinal histopathologic alterations due to immune mechanisms, and subsequent malnutrition and/or growth failure, celiac disease (CD) deserves interest regarding leptin status.