Risks and benefits of azathioprine therapy

McGovern, D. P. B.; Jewell, D. P.
August 2005
Gut;Aug2005, Vol. 54 Issue 8, p1055
Academic Journal
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.


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