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A possible still role for colchicine in children with idiopathic recurrent acute pericarditis?

  • Giusyda Tarantino
  • Angelica Bibiana Delogu
  • Gabriella De Rosa
  • Donato Rigante
CE - LETTER TO THE EDITOR
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Keywords

Idiopathic recurrent acute pericarditis Autoinflammatory syndrome Innovative biotechnologies Colchicine Personalized medicine Child 

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The authors have no conflict of interest to declare.

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This article does not contain any study with human and animals performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PediatricsUniversità Cattolica Sacro CuoreRomeItaly
  2. 2.Unit of Pediatric CardiologyUniversità Cattolica Sacro CuoreRomeItaly
  3. 3.Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCSRomeItaly

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