Prevalence of Increased Transaminases and its Association with Sex, Age, and Metabolic Parameters in Children and Adolescents with Obesity – A Nationwide Cross-sectional Cohort Study

BMC Pediatr.

The risk of markedly increased ALT increased exponentially with age among boys, but not among girls. Higher degree of obesity was observed in individuals with mildly and markedly increased ALT. Further, metabolic derangements were more prevalent among individuals with mildly and markedly increased ALT.