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Increased incidence of azathioprine-induced pancreatitis in Crohn's disease compared with other diseases.

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BACKGROUND: Azathioprine is widely used in Crohn's disease. A major drawback is the occurrence of side-effects, especially acute pancreatitis. Acute pancreatitis is rarely seen when azathioprine is used for other diseases than Crohn's disease. AIM: To survey side-effects of azathioprine after liver or renal transplantation, for systemic lupus erythematosis, Wegener's granulomatosis, autoimmune hepatitis, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. METHODS: A computerized sear...

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Journal:
Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics
Volume:
20
Issue:
8
Pages:
843-850
Publication date:
2004-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2036
ISSN:
0269-2813
URN:
uuid:1868c0f9-743f-4c18-968e-64b92a73d54a
Source identifiers:
190981
Local pid:
pubs:190981

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