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ISRN Gastroenterology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 756292, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/756292
Research Article

Diagnosis and Therapy of Microscopic Colitis with Presence of Foamy Macrophages in Children

1Pediatric Ward, Hospital in Sandomierz, Schinzla 13, 27-600 Sandomierz, Poland
2Department of Pathology, The Children’s Memorial Health Institute, Aleja Dzieci Polskich 20, 04-730 Warsaw, Poland

Received 12 April 2011; Accepted 4 May 2011

Academic Editor: C.-Y. Chen

Copyright © 2011 Jan Józefczuk and Bogdan Marian Woźniewicz. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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