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Interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor α and interferon γ in patients with anorexia nervosa

  • Renata Komorowska-Pietrzykowska
  • Andrzej Rajewski
  • Magdalena Sobieska
  • Krzysztof Wiktorowicz
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 495)

Abstract

Several factors influence the immune system in Anorexia Nervosa, among them the inadequate supply of the alimentary compounds and disturbances in the neuroendocrine system. The previously reported changes in some cytokines’ concentrations were regarded not only as an effect of the disease but were postulated to be one of the reasons of AN.

Keywords

Anorexia Nervosa Eating Disorder Bulimia Nervosa Cancer Cachexia Neuroendocrine System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renata Komorowska-Pietrzykowska
    • 1
  • Andrzej Rajewski
    • 1
  • Magdalena Sobieska
    • 2
  • Krzysztof Wiktorowicz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Child and Adolescent PsychiatrySzpitalnaPoland
  2. 2.Chair of Biology and Environmental ProtectionUniversity of Medical SciencesPoznańPoland

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