Multiple perforations and fistula formation following corticosteroid administration: A case report
Jing-Ni He, Zhong Tian, Xu Yao, Yun Yu, Yuan Liu, Department of General Surgery, Shengjing Hospital Affiliated to China Medical University, Shenyang 110000, Liaoning Province, China
Hang-Yu Li, Jin-Gang Liu, Department of General Surgery, the 4th Hospital Affiliated to China Medical University, Shenyang 110000, Liaoning Province, China
Author contributions: He JN and Li HY designed the report; He JN, Yao X and Liu Y collected the patient’s clinical data; He JN, Yu Y and Liu JG collected the relevant literature; He JN and Tian Z analyzed the data and wrote the paper.
Institutional review board statement: The subject gave written informed consent to the study protocol, which was approved by the ethics committee of Shengjing Hospital.
Informed consent statement: This patient gave his written informed consent before this case report was written.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.
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Correspondence to: Zhong Tian, MD, Director, Department of General Surgery, Shengjing Hospital Affiliated to China Medical University, 39 Huaxiang Road, Shenyang 110000, Liaoning Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: March 20, 2016
Peer-review started: March 22, 2016
First decision: July 20, 2016
Revised: November 14, 2016
Accepted: December 13, 2016
Article in press: December 14, 2016
Published online: February 16, 2017