Skin disease and thyroid autoimmunity in atopic South Italian children
Marcella Pedullà, Vincenzo Fierro, Pierluigi Marzuillo, Francesco Capuano, Emanuele Miraglia del Giudice, Department of Woman, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Eleonora Ruocco, Department of Dermatology, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, 80138 Napoli, Italy
Author contributions: Pedullà M drafted the manuscript; Pedullà M, Fierro V and Marzuillo P participated in the conception and the design of the study; Pedullà M and Capuano F examined the patients, collected anthropometric data; Miraglia del Giudice E and Ruocco E supervised the design and execution of the study.
Institutional review board statement: An informed consent was obtained from the parents and the children all enrolled after the nature of the investigation was explained and in accordance with the approved protocol from the Institutional Review Board at the Second University of Naples.
Informed consent statement: An informed consent was obtained from the parents and the children all enrolled after the nature of the investigation was explained.
Conflict-of-interest statement: Nothing to declare.
Data sharing statement: We agree with data sharing.
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Correspondence to: Pierluigi Marzuillo, MD, Department of Woman, Child and General and Specialized Surgery, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli, Via L. De Crecchio n° 2, 80138 Napoli, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: January 26, 2016
Peer-review started: January 26, 2016
First decision: March 23, 2016
Revised: April 8, 2016
Accepted: May 7, 2016
Article in press: May 9, 2016
Published online: August 8, 2016