Acute leukemia following inflammatory bowel disease

Stephen B. Hanauer*, K. K. Wong, Paul H. Frank, Donald L. Sweet, Joseph B. Kirsner

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Two patients are described who developed acute leukemia during a 7- to 20-year quiescent phase of inflammatory bowel disease. The possibility of an association of leukemia to the diagnostic radiation received or a susceptibility to malignancy other than adenocarcinoma in patients with inflammatory bowel disease is suggested.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)545-548
Number of pages4
JournalDigestive diseases and sciences
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Gastroenterology


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