Pathological effects of drugs on the gastrointestinal tract: a review.

  title={Pathological effects of drugs on the gastrointestinal tract: a review.},
  author={Jeremy R. Parfitt and David Kevin Driman},
  journal={Human pathology},
  volume={38 4},
Drug-induced injury of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract is increasingly common but generally under-recognized. Although there is an overwhelming number of drugs that are associated with adverse GI effects, there is a limited number of characteristic injury patterns that should prompt consideration of drug-induced GI pathology. These include the following: erosions, ulcers, and strictures; crystal deposition; parietal cell changes; reactive gastropathy; pseudodysplastic changes; microscopic… CONTINUE READING
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