Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Patient with Crohn’s Disease Treated with Azathioprine

Mark Borgaonkar
October 2007
Digestive Diseases & Sciences;Oct2007, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p2748
Academic Journal
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