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World J Gastroenterol. Sep 14, 2010; 16(34): 4363-4366
Published online Sep 14, 2010. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v16.i34.4363
Therapy-refractory gastrointestinal motility disorder in a child with c-kit mutations
Christian Breuer, Jun Oh, Gerhard J Molderings, Michael Schemann, Birgit Kuch, Ertan Mayatepek, Rüdiger Adam
Christian Breuer, Jun Oh, Ertan Mayatepek, Rüdiger Adam, Department of General Pediatrics, University Children’s Hospital, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany
Jun Oh, Department of Pediatric Nephrology, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, 20246 Hamburg, Germany
Gerhard J Molderings, Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Bonn, 53127 Bonn, Germany
Michael Schemann, Birgit Kuch, Department of Human Biology, Technische Universität München, 85350 Freising-Weihenstephan, Germany
Rüdiger Adam, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Mannheim, 68167 Mannheim, Germany
Author contributions: Breuer C and Adam R contributed equally to this work and performed the research; Adam R, Oh J and Mayatepek E designed the research; Molderings GJ performed the mutational analysis of c-kit; Scheman M and Kuch B performed the immunohistochemistry; Breuer C wrote the paper.
Correspondence to: Dr. Christian Breuer, MD, Department of General Pediatrics, University Children’s Hospital, Moorenstr. 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany.
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Received: April 6, 2010
Revised: June 4, 2010
Accepted: June 11, 2010
Published online: September 14, 2010
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