Lack of association between cervical dysplasia and IBD: a large case-control study.

@article{Lees2009LackOA,
  title={Lack of association between cervical dysplasia and IBD: a large case-control study.},
  author={Charlie W. Lees and Julia A Critchley and Nelson Chee and Thomas Beez and R E Gailer and Amy R Williams and Alan G Shand and Ian D. R. Arnott and Jack Satsangi},
  journal={Inflammatory bowel diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={
          1621-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND It has been variously reported that women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have an increased risk of cervical dysplasia. We aimed to assess in a large, accurately phenotyped, case-controlled population whether women with IBD had increased rates of abnormal cervical smears and if this was affected by immunosuppressant therapy or disease phenotype. METHODS Women with IBD diagnosed prior to the age of 60 were studied at a single tertiary referral center in Scotland. Full cervical… CONTINUE READING

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