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Vertebral Fractures and Increased Sensitivity to Corticosteroids in a Child With Ulcerative Colitis: Successful Use of Pamidronate

Lucarelli, Sandra*; Borrelli, Osvaldo*; Paganelli, Massimiliano*; Capocaccia, Paolo; Frediani, Tullio; Ferri, Federica*; Cucchiara, Salvatore*

Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition: October 2006 - Volume 43 - Issue 4 - p 533-535
doi: 10.1097/01.mpg.0000249535.34676.d4
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*Pediatric Gastroenterology Division, †Pediatric Radiology Division, and ‡Pediatric Allergology and Immunology Division, "La Sapienza" University of Rome, Italy

Received July 28, 2005; accepted March 29, 2006.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Sandra Lucarelli, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Rome "La Sapienza," Viale Regina Elena 324, Rome 00161, Italy (e-mail: sandra.lucarelli@uniroma1.it).

© 2006 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.