*Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology and Neurology
‡Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe, Miki, Kita, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan
§Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism4, Shikoku Medical Center for Children and Adults, 2-1-1 Senyu-cho, Zentsuji, Kagawa 765-8507, Japan.
Address correspondence and reprint requests to Sonoko Kondo, MD, PhD, Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750-1 Ikenobe, Miki, Kita, Kagawa 761-0793, Japan (e-mail: email@example.com).
Conflict of interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest for this article.
Authors’ contributions: Ami Mizuo designed the study, and wrote the initial draft of the manuscript. Sonoko Kondo contributed to analysis and interpretation of data, and assisted in the preparation of the manuscript with support from Noriko Nishiyama, Takeo Kondo and Akio Onishi. Hideki Kobara, Ryou Ishikawa and Hitoshi Okada have contributed to critical revision of the article for important intellectual content. Takashi Kusaka revised and approved of the manuscript.
All authors have seen and approved the final version of the manuscript.
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