Bulimia nervosa. Its effect on salivary chemistry. Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH

  • Adult
  • Albumins
  • Calcium
  • Chlorides
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Parotid Gland
  • Potassium
  • Smell
  • Submandibular Gland
  • Urea

MeSH Major

  • Bulimia
  • Saliva

abstract

  • Erosion of the dental hard tissues and enlarged parotid and submandibular saliva glands are commonly associated with bulimia nervosa. In 15 patients and controls, no significant difference was detected in the concentrations of potassium, chloride, calcium, urea nitrogen or albumin. There was also no evidence of olfactory dysfunction.

publication date

  • June 1991

has subject area

  • Adult
  • Albumins
  • Bulimia
  • Calcium
  • Chlorides
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Parotid Gland
  • Potassium
  • Saliva
  • Smell
  • Submandibular Gland
  • Urea

Research

keywords

  • Journal Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 2066518

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 37

end page

  • 41

volume

  • 122

number

  • 6