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Eating disorders in children and young people

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 07 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5245
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Re: Eating disorders in children and young people

In reply to Prof Wass and colleagues' response to our article, we would like to thank them for highlighting this important differential. It is another reminder of the importance of a thorough history and examination, and appropriate investigations.

Competing interests: No competing interests

25 January 2018
Helen E Bould
Wellcome Doctoral Training Fellow and Specialty Training Registrar in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Dept of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
Warneford Lane, Oxford, OX3 7JX