Efficacy of thalidomide therapy in pediatric Crohn’s disease with evidence of tuberculosis
Lin Wang, Yan Hong, Jie Wu, Ying-Kit Leung, Ying Huang, Department of Gastroenterology, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai 201102, China
Yan Hong, Department of Pediatrics, Taizhou Women’s and Children’s Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University, Taizhou 318000, Zhejiang Province, China
Author contributions: Wang L, Hong Y and Wu J collected the data; Wang L analyzed the data and drafted the manuscript; Leung YK and Huang Y designed and supervised this study; all authors approved the final version to be published.
Supported by Medical Science and Technology Planning Project of Zhejiang Province, China, No. 2015KYB430 (to Hong Y).
Institutional review board statement: The study was approved by the ethics committee of Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China.
Informed consent statement: All the patients and/or their legal guardians provided written consent forms for the study.
Conflict-of-interest statement: All the authors listed here declare no conflicts of interest related to this study.
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Correspondence to: Ying Huang, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Fudan University, No. 399 Wanyuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai 201102, China. email@example.com
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Received: July 26, 2017
Peer-review started: July 26, 2017
First decision: August 10, 2017
Revised: August 28, 2017
Accepted: September 13, 2017
Article in press: September 13, 2017
Published online: November 21, 2017