Filipe Vilas-Boas

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Immunosuppressive treatments used in the management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, namely steroids, thiopurines and anti-TNF drugs, raise the risk of acquiring opportunistic infections. However, most of these infections are mild and self-limited, not requiring specific therapy or suspension of the immunosuppressors. We report a case of disseminated(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Azathioprine is of major importance in the treatment of Crohn's disease; its efficacy has been showed in several works, but real-life data regarding its use is scarce. Our aim was to address the outcome of patients with Crohn's disease under azathioprine in the real-life setting. METHODS Crohn's disease patients followed at an(More)
Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is a leading cause of liver failure and an important safety issue in drug development. Thalidomide is nowadays used for the treatment of several conditions including multiple myeloma (MM). Several adverse effects have been described but liver toxicity was seldom reported. We describe a case of thalidomide-induced hepatitis(More)
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