Isotretinoin-Induced Inflammatory Bowel Disease in an Adolescent

@article{Reniers2001IsotretinoinInducedIB,
  title={Isotretinoin-Induced Inflammatory Bowel Disease in an Adolescent},
  author={Denise Reniers and John McLaren Howard},
  journal={Annals of Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={35},
  pages={1214 - 1216}
}
OBJECTIVE: To report a case of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) associated with use of isotretinoin. CASE SUMMARY: A 17-year-old boy presented with new-onset rectal bleeding after completion of a five-month course of isotretinoin. A diagnosis of ulcerative colitis was made. His condition worsened despite therapy with 5-aminosalicylic acid, steroid retention enema, iron supplement, and prednisone. Five months after the onset of rectal bleeding, he had lost 11.4 kg and developed bilateral pitting… 
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