Hydradenitis suppurativa and inflammatory bowel disease: An unusual, but existing association
Mariabeatrice Principi, Antonella Contaldo, Andrea Iannone, Giuseppe Losurdo, Michele Barone, Enzo Ierardi, Alfredo Di Leo, Gastroenterology Section, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, 70124 Bari, Italy
Nicoletta Cassano, Gino Antonio Vena, Dermatology and Venereology Private Practice, 70124 Bari/76121 Barletta, Italy
Mario Mastrolonardo, Dermatology Unit, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia, 71122 Foggia, Italy
Author contributions: Principi M, Ierardi E and Di Leo A designed the study, revised the manuscript and approved the final version; Cassano N, Contaldo A, Iannone A, Losurdo G and Mastrolonardo M collected the data and wrote the manuscript; Barone M and Vena GA revised the final version before approval.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No conflict of interest is declared by authors.
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Correspondence to: Dr. Enzo Ierardi, Professor, Gastroenterology Section, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, 70124 Bari, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 18, 2016
Peer-review started: March 21, 2016
First decision: March 31, 2016
Revised: April 11, 2016
Accepted: May 4, 2016
Article in press: May 4, 2016
Published online: May 28, 2016