The effect of iron deficiency anemia on plasma thyroid hormone levels in childhood


Ipek I. O., Kacmaz E., Bozaykut A., Sezer R. G., Seren L., Paketci C.

TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS, vol.46, no.2, pp.129-132, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/tpa.46.59
  • Journal Name: TURK PEDIATRI ARSIVI-TURKISH ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.129-132
  • Keywords: Anemia, Iron deficiency, thyroid hormone, RATS
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Aim: Studies concerning thyroid functions in iron deficiency anemia, which is frequently seen in childhood, are limited. So, the present study was planned to investigate the effects of iron deficiency anemia on thyroid hormone metabolism.