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September 13, 2015

No Association Between Isotretinoin Exposure and IBD

By Kanaaz Pereira kanaazpe

The association between the use of Isotretinoin, a synthetic vitamin A derivate, and the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), remains a controversial issue, according to a study published in JAMA Dermatology. Dr. Joseph Murray, M.D., and colleagues conducted a single-center study of about 1,000 people in Olmsted County, Minnesota, and separated them into two groups.The […]

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Tags: acne, IBD, Isotretinoin, JAMA Dermatology, Joseph Murray


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