The prevalence of liver function abnormalities in pediatric celiac disease patients and its relation with intestinal biopsy findings

Arslan N., Buyukgebiz B., Ozturk Y., Ozer E.

ACTA GASTRO-ENTEROLOGICA BELGICA, vol.68, no.4, pp.424-427, 2005 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 68 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.424-427
  • Keywords: celiac disease, aminotransferase, child, Marsh, morphometry, GLUTEN, HYPERTRANSAMINASEMIA
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Abnormal liver function tests and liver damage are seen frequently with celiac disease. However, the pathogenesis of liver functions abnormality is not clearly understood. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency of abnormal liver functions in children with celiac disease and its relation with anthropometric measurements and severity of intestinal damage.