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Histological changes associated with the use of intravenous cyclosporin in the treatment of severe ulcerative colitis may mimic dysplasia.

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BACKGROUND: During six years experience of intravenous cyclosporin (i.v. Cy) for severe ulcerative colitis we have noted that changes of villous architecture and epithelial regeneration occur even when the disease fails to enter clinical remission and colectomy is required. OBJECTIVE: To describe the histological changes in patients who received i.v. Cy and steroids compared with those treated with i.v. steroids alone. PATIENTS AND METHODS: Two groups of histological sections were reviewed. T...

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Journal:
Colorectal disease : the official journal of the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland
Volume:
4
Issue:
6
Pages:
455-458
Publication date:
2002-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1463-1318
ISSN:
1462-8910
Source identifiers:
135432
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:135432
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uuid:d93e96f6-972c-46ad-99e7-77c8bed368af
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pubs:135432
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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