Digestive Diseases and Sciences

, Volume 58, Issue 8, pp 2148–2150

5-ASA Induced Recurrent Myopericarditis and Cardiac Tamponade in a Patient with Ulcerative Colitis

Stanford Multidisciplinary Seminars


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Irene Sonu
    • 1
  • Robert Wong
    • 1
    • 2
  • Michael E. Rothenberg
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineStanford University Medical CenterStanfordUSA
  2. 2.Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University Medical CenterStanford University School of MedicineStanfordUSA

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