Serum lipid and lipoprotein profile in children with iron deficiency anemia


ECE A., YIGITOGLU M., VURGUN N., GUVEN H., Iscan A.

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.41, no.2, pp.168-173, 1999 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.1999.4121036.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.168-173

Abstract

Background: A close association has been found between serum lipoprotein abnormalities and the risk of atherosclerosis. In adults, high stored body iron, high serum iron concentrations and low iron binding capacity were found to be risk factors for coronary heart disease. Iron-deficient diets have caused contradictory lipid changes in rats. This report investigates the relationships between iron deficiency, macronutrient intake and the serum lipid and lipoprotein profiles in children with iron deficiency anemia (IDA).