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Lymphoma and other lymphoproliferative disorders in inflammatory bowel disease: A review

Subramaniam, K; D'Rozario, James; Pavli, Paul

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The lymphoproliferative disorders (LDs) are a heterogeneous group of at least 70 conditions that result from the clonal proliferation of B, T, and NK cells. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)-associated lymphomas are typically B-cell LD, while T-cell or Hodgkin's lymphomas are rare. In IBD patients not on immunosuppression, the risk of LD seems to be similar or slightly higher than the background population risk. Thiopurine therapy is associated with an increased risk: the relative risk is...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54077
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
DOI: 10.1111/jgh.12015

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