oa South African Medical Journal - Integrity of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in kwashiorkor as tested with piromen
|Article Title||Integrity of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis in kwashiorkor as tested with piromen|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 *Department of Paediatrics, University of Pretoria **National Research Institute for Nutritional Diseases of the South African Medical Research Council, Pretoria ***National Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, CSIR, Pretoria|
|Publication Date||Nov 1974|
|Pages||2303 - 2305|
|Keyword(s)||Endocrinology, HPA axis, Hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis, Kwashiorkor, Nutrition, Paediatrics, Pathology, Piromen and Testing|
Plasma cortisol levels were determined in 30 kwashiorkor children with and without Piromen stimulation on admission to hospital, after 1 week and after 5 weeks.
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