Herpes simplex induced necrotizing tonsillitis in an immunocompromised patient with ulcerative colitis
Laura Jansen, Department of Infectious diseases, Academic Medical Center, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Xander G Vos, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Westfries Gasthuis, 1624 NP Hoorn, The Netherlands
Mark Löwenberg, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Academic Medical Center, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Author contributions: Jansen L and Löwenberg M designed the report; Jansen L collected the patient’s clinical information; Jansen L and Vos XG analyzed the patient; Jansen L, Vos XG and Löwenberg M wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: This case report was reviewed and approved by the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam Institutional Review Board.
Informed consent statement: All study participants, or their legal guardian, provided informed written consent prior to study enrollment.
Conflict-of-interest statement: No potential conflicts of interest relevant to this article were reported.
Open-Access: This article is an open-access article which was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Correspondence to: Laura Jansen, BSc, Department of Infectious diseases, Academic Medical Center, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands. firstname.lastname@example.org
Telephone: +31-20-5667621 Fax: +31-20-6917033
Received: June 15, 2015
Peer-review started: June 19, 2015
First decision: October 14, 2015
Revised: October 30, 2015
Accepted: December 3, 2015
Article in press: December 4, 2015
Published online: February 16, 2016