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Constipation, failure to thrive and recurrent abscesses: getting to the bottom of an unusual complaint

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  • Contributors PM and CH were involved with the draft manuscript and review of literature. DM, MMC, JM and AT were involved in the management of the patient. AT and MMC provided critical review of the drafts. PM and AT carried out the final review.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

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