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We appreciate the suggestion by Dr Rhodes to further evaluate the link between oral contraceptive (OC) use and risk of Crohn's disease according to the anatomical location of disease involvement.1 We agree that a plausible mechanism for the link between OC use and risk of Crohn's disease may be through the effect of oestrogen on subacute thrombosis, leading to the development of multifocal ischaemia and …
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