Review article: Immunosuppressants in distal ulcerative colitis

G Falasco, R Zinicola, Alastair Forbes

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Distal ulcerative colitis may prove to be resistant to steroids and aminosalicylates, but total colectomy is more difficult to justify than in severe extensive colitis. Immunosuppression is of established benefit in generalized colitis, but there are no data available specific to distal disease.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)181-7
Number of pages7
JournalAlimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2002


  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Azathioprine
  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Cyclosporine
  • Databases, Factual
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Immunosuppressive Agents
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Treatment Outcome

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