TITLE

Risks and benefits of azathioprine therapy

AUTHOR(S)
McGovern, D. P. B.; Jewell, D. P.
PUB. DATE
August 2005
SOURCE
Gut;Aug2005, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p1055
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The risk of lymphoma may be increased by about fourfold in patients with inflammatory bowel disease treated with thiopurines. The increased risk could be a result of the medications, the severity of the underlying disease, or a combination of the two.
ACCESSION #
17813991

 

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