TITLE

Association between azathioprine therapy and lymphoma in rheumatoid disease

AUTHOR(S)
Pitt, P. I.; Sultan, A. H.; Malone, M.; Andrews, V.; Hamilton, E. B. D.
PUB. DATE
July 1987
SOURCE
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jul1987, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p428
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Three out of 41 patients treated with azathioprine and low-dose corticosteroids from 1976 to 1983 developed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. This strikingly high incidence of lymphoma may be a reflection of long-term use of azathioprine.
ACCESSION #
22821174

 

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