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Prevalence of anaemia in children with thromboembolism in IBD
  1. Matteo Bramuzzo,
  2. Marzia Lazzerini
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Institute for Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste, Italy
  1. Correspondence to Matteo Bramuzzo, Department of Paediatrics, Institute for Child Health IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Trieste 34137, Italy; matteoilpomo{at}gmail.com

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We read with interest the article by Munot et al1 regarding the possible causative role of anaemia in the pathogenesis of stroke in children.

Several studies suggest an increased risk of venous and arterial thromboembolism in adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) compared with the general population.2 We recently performed a systematic review of studies on the incidence and characteristics of thromboembolism in children with …

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