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An Unexpected Cause of Acute Enteritis in a Patient with Pure Red Cell Aplasia Parvovirus B19-Associated Acute Enteritis

The American Journal of Gastroenterology volume 113, pages 630632 (2018) | Download Citation

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  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Ankara, Turkey

    • Hayretdin Koklu
    •  & Taylan Kav
  2. Department of Pathology, Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

    • Berrin Buyukeren
    •  & Cenk Sokmensuer
  3. Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Ankara, Turkey

    • Ahmet Cagkan Inkaya

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Guarantor of the article: Hayretdin Köklì, MD.

Specific author contributions: HK wrote the text and performed the endoscopic procedures. TK and ACI edited the manuscript and reviewed the literature. CS and BB performed the pathological procedures.

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Correspondence to Hayretdin Koklu.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/ajg.2018.17