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Platelet adhesiveness, plasma free fatty acids, and serum triglycerides in kwashiorkor
  1. M. Khalil,
  2. M. K. Aref,
  3. S. Mahmoud,
  4. A. T. Abdel-Malek,
  5. F. K. Guirgis,
  6. M. Moghazy,
  7. M. M. Abdel-Hay

    Abstract

    The concentrations of plasma free fatty acids and triglycerides were studied in 15 cases of kwashiorkor and in 14 normal controls in relation to the degree of platelet adhesiveness. A significant rise in the level of free fatty acids was found which correlated with a significant increase in platelet adhesiveness in these cases.

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