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Successful Long-term Treatment of Diversion Colitis with Topical Coconut Oil Application

The American Journal of Gastroenterologyvolume 113pages19081910 (2018) | Download Citation

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  1. Department of Medicine 1, University Hospital Erlangen, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

    • Sebastian Zundler MD
    • , Lisa Dietz
    • , Emily Becker MSc
    • , Timo Rath MD
    • , Markus F. Neurath MD
    •  & Raja Atreya MD
  2. Department of Surgery, University Hospital Erlangen, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

    • Klaus E. Matzel MD
  3. Institute of Pathology, University Hospital Erlangen, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

    • Carol-Immanuel Geppert MD,

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Sebastian Zundler and Raja Atreya.

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S.Z.: Outpatient care of the patient, collection, and interpretation of clinical, endoscopic, and experimental data, drafting of the manuscript; approved the final draft submitted. L.D.: Collection and interpretation of experimental data; approved the final draft submitted. K.M.: Outpatient care of the patient, collection, and interpretation of clinical data; approved the final draft submitted. E.B.: Collection and interpretation of experimental data; approved the final draft submitted. C.G.: Collection and interpretation of histopathological data and photography; approved the final draft submitted. T.R.: Collection and interpretation of endoscopic data; approved the final draft submitted. M.F.N.: Treatment supervision, interpretation of clinical and endoscopic data; approved the final draft submitted. R.A.: Outpatient care of the patient and treatment supervision, collection and interpretation of clinical, endoscopic and experimental data; approved the final draft submitted.

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German Research Foundation (DFG) ZU 377/3-1 (SZ), DFG-CRC1811 C02 (RA) and DFGSFB/TRR241 C02 (RA). The Heisenberg Professorship of RA is funded by the DFG.

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None.

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Informed patient consent for publication of this case report has been obtained.

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Correspondence to Raja Atreya MD.

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https://doi.org/10.1038/s41395-018-0394-z