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Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2018

ey0015.12-11 | New Imaging | ESPEYB15

12.11 Ultrasonographic Quantitative Analysis of Fatty Pancreas in Obese Children: Its Correlation with Metabolic Syndrome and Homeostasis Model Assessment of Insulin Resistance

DR Kim , MS Lee , JS Lee , GM Choi , KS Kang

To read the full abstract: J Pediatr 2018;193:134-138.e1Obesity promotes visceral fat deposition, which may result in profound metabolic consequences that contribute directly to insulin resistance, and risk of cardiovascular disease and malignancy. Obese individuals are at increased risk of fatty liver disease, which can lead to steatohepatitis and subsequently advanced liver fibrosis. Less...