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Cutaneous sarcoidosis in a patient with ulcerative colitis on infliximab.
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PMID:  22398084     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The advance of anti-tumour necrosis factor (TNF) therapy had dramatically changed the treatment algorithm of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This had significantly improved the quality of life for patients with Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC).(1) However, side-effects of anti-TNF treatment were unavoidable with paradoxical inflammation (for example leucocytoclastic vasculitis and psoriasis) being well-known phenomena of anti-TNF therapy.(2) We report a case of infliximab induced cutaneous sarcoidosis in a patient with ulcerative colitis and review the literature.
Authors:
Kum C Fok; Watson W S Ng; Christopher J A Henderson; Susan J Connor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Crohn's & colitis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1876-4479     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-3-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101318676     Medline TA:  J Crohns Colitis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Crown Copyright © 2012. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Gastroenterology, Campbelltown Hospital, NSW, Australia University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia.
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