Inflamm Bowel Dis 2021 10;27(11):1853-1857
Department of Paediatric Immunology, Hematology, and Rheumatology, Groupe Hospitalier Necker-Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Reference Centre for Rheumatic, Autoimmune and Systemic Diseases in Children, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, and Imagine Foundation, Paris, France.
Mevalonate kinase deficiency should be considered in patients with severe very-early-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), especially in patients with a history of recurrent or chronic fever, peritoneal adhesions, and atypical IBD pathology. Anti-interleukin-1 therapy may be efficacious in these patients with monogenic very-early-onset IBD. Read More