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CASE REPORT
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis with intestinal involvement successfully treated with rituximab and surgery
  1. Hitoshi Sato1,
  2. Kentaro Shima2,
  3. Hanae Sakata1 and
  4. Takashi Ohtoh3
  1. 1 Internal Medicine, South Miyagi Medical Center, Ogawara, Japan
  2. 2 Surgery, South Miyagi Medical Center, Ogawara, Japan
  3. 3 Pathology, South Miyagi Medical Center, Ogawara, Japan
  1. Correspondence to Dr Hitoshi Sato, hitoshisa{at}gmail.com

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  • Contributors HSat: conception and design; KS, HSak: patient care; KS, HSak and TO: acquisition of data, and/or HSak, TO: analysis and interpretation of data. HSat: drafting of the manuscript and/or critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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  • Contributors HSat: conception and design; KS, HSak: patient care; KS, HSak and TO: acquisition of data, and/or HSak, TO: analysis and interpretation of data. HSat: drafting of the manuscript and/or critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content.

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Patient consent for publication Obtained.

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