Hematologic and biochemical studies of Turkish children with pica. A presumptive explanation for the syndrome of geophagia, iron deficiency anemia, hepatosplenomegaly and hypogonadism

Clin Pediatr (Phila). 1972 Apr;11(4):215-23. doi: 10.1177/000992287201100408.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Clinical Trial

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Alanine Transaminase / blood
  • Alkaline Phosphatase / blood
  • Anemia, Hypochromic / etiology*
  • Aspartate Aminotransferases / blood
  • Bilirubin / blood
  • Child
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cholesterol / blood
  • Clinical Trials as Topic
  • Female
  • Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Hepatomegaly / etiology*
  • Humans
  • Hypogonadism / etiology*
  • Iron / blood
  • Liver / physiopathology
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Magnesium / blood
  • Male
  • Phosphorus / blood
  • Pica / blood*
  • Pica / complications
  • Pica / physiopathology
  • Soil
  • Splenomegaly / etiology*
  • Trace Elements / blood
  • Turkey
  • Vitamin A / metabolism
  • Xylose / metabolism

Substances

  • Soil
  • Trace Elements
  • Vitamin A
  • Phosphorus
  • Cholesterol
  • Xylose
  • Iron
  • Aspartate Aminotransferases
  • Alanine Transaminase
  • Alkaline Phosphatase
  • Magnesium
  • Bilirubin