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Remission and Relapse of Crohn's disease following Autologous Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  1. Vikram Anumakonda (wik_2003{at}
  1. King's College Hospital, United Kingdom
    1. Bu'Hussain Hayee (bu{at}
    1. King's College Hospital, United Kingdom
      1. Guy Chung-Faye (guy.chung-faye{at}
      1. King's College Hospital, United Kingdom


        Sir, Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) for Crohn's disease (CD) has been described by Oyama and co-workers as achieving remission in 11 out of 12 patients with refractory CD after a median follow-up of 18.5 months.1 They postulated that autologous HSCT was useful for refractory CD. We wish to report a case of a 32-year-old female patient with biopsy-proven CD diagnosed when she was 16 years old. ...please note that changes to the previously submitted letter have been underlined in the main body of text...

        • Crohn's disease
        • Stem cell
        • Transplantation

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