In conclusion, the efficacy of combined therapy in children warrants its application. A response rate of 50% in genotype 1 patients and more than 90% in genotype 2 or 3 patients is achieved, which means cure of a chronic disease. However, more in-depth studies are needed, with further investigation of the factors implicated in the development of thyroid alterations in some children.
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