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Gut. 2005 Aug;54(8):1055-9.

Risks and benefits of azathioprine therapy.

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  • 1The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford OX3 7BN, UK. dermot@well.ox.ac.uk

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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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