Serum Magnesium Concentration in Children with Asthma


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Hatipoglu N., Hatipoglu H., TÜREL Ö. , Aydogmus C., Engerek N., Erkal S., ...More

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY, vol.16, no.1, pp.36-39, 2014 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/solunum.2014.25993
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF PULMONOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.36-39

Abstract

Objective: Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood, and magnesium is one of the most frequently found minerals in human body and it is used in the treatment of asthma. Although there are studies on magnesium levels in adult patients with asthma, there is yet no data on the levels of magnesium in children. The present study compared the levels of serum magnesium between the children with asthma and healthy children.