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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 14736
Country of Manuscript Source United States
Received
2014-10-25 14:06
Peer-Review Started
2014-10-27 18:04
To Make the First Decision
2014-11-14 18:44
Return for Revision
2014-11-20 09:17
Revised
2014-12-02 05:23
Second Decision
2014-12-26 13:48
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-01-08 17:24
Articles in Press
2015-01-08 17:35
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
Typeset the Manuscript
2015-03-12 09:13
Publish the Manuscript Online
2015-04-07 17:13
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Specialty Infectious Diseases
Manuscript type Case Report
Article Title Resolution of Crohn's disease and complex regional pain syndrome following treatment of paratuberculosis
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List J Todd Kuenstner, William Chamberlin, Saleh A Naser, Michael T Collins, Coad Thomas Dow, John M Aitken, Stuart Weg, Grzegorz Telega, Kuruvilla John, David Haas, Torsten M Eckstein, Maher Kali, Christine Welch and Thomas Petrie
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Correspondence To J Todd Kuenstner, MD, Department of Pathology, Charleston Area Medical Center, 3200 MacCorkle Ave. SE, Charleston, WV 25304, United States. jtodd.kuenstner@camc.org
Keywords Crohn’s disease; Complex regional pain syndrome; Lymphangiomatosis; Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis; Cure
Core Tip Five patients with multiple diseases of unknown etiology were found to have evidence of infection by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) including positive blood cultures (except in case 4). Two of the cases (case 1 with Crohn’s disease and asthma and case 2 with complex regional pain syndrome, hypothyroidism and Raynaud’s phenomenon) have been treated with a combination of anti-MAP antibiotics and ultraviolet blood irradiation therapy with resolution of the disease symptomatology and inability to culture MAP in post treatment blood samples. These case reports of patients with MAP infections provide supportive evidence of a pathogenic role of MAP in humans.
Publish Date 2015-04-07 17:13
Citation Kuenstner JT, Chamberlin W, Naser SA, Collins MT, Dow CT, Aitken JM, Weg S, Telega G, John K, Haas D, Eckstein TM, Kali M, Welch C, Petrie T. Resolution of Crohn’s disease and complex regional pain syndrome following treatment of paratuberculosis. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(13): 4048-4062
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i13/4048.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i13.4048
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Manuscript File 14736-Review.doc
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