Mariano Piazzolla, Nicola Castellaneta, Michele Barone, Enzo Ierardi, Alfredo Di Leo, Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari 70124, Italy
Antonio Novelli, Emanuele Agolini, Dario Cocciadiferro, Laboratory of Medical Genetics, Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Rome 00165, Italy
Leonardo Resta, Loren Duda, Section of Pathology, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Bari 70124, Italy
Author contributions: Di Leo A, Barone M and Ierardi E designed the research; Piazzolla M and Castellaneta N followed up the patient both during hospitalization and outpatient visits; Novelli A, Agolini E and Cocciadiferro D performed genetic analysis; Resta L and Duda L performed histological examination; Piazzolla M and Ierardi E wrote the paper; all authors critically revised the manuscript.
Informed consent statement: The patient gave written informed consent before the submission of the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Enzo Ierardi, MD, Academic Fellow, Associate Professor, Section of Gastroenterology, Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation, University of Bari, Piazza Giulio Cesare 11, Bari 70124, Italy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: November 14, 2019
Peer-review started: November 14, 2019
First decision: December 12, 2019
Revised: December 19, 2019
Accepted: January 1, 2020
Article in press: January 1, 2020
Published online: February 27, 2020