Case Report
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World J Gastroenterol. Aug 21, 2012; 18(31): 4233-4236
Published online Aug 21, 2012. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v18.i31.4233
Table 1 Characteristics of ischemic colitis associated with interferon treatment in chronic hepatitis C patients
Ref.Age/gender, diagnosisTreatment and durationLocation of ischemic colitis
Okanoue et al[2]47/F, CHCIFN-α, 4 wkRectum to descending colon
55/F, CHCIFN, 23 wkRectum to descending colon
65/M, CHCIFN, 5 wkRectum to descending colon
Horigome et al[3]53/M, CHCIFN-α, 12 wkSigmoid colon to descending colon
Tada et al[6]65/M, CHCIFN-α, 4 wkDescending colon
55/F, CHCIFN-α, 24 wkDescending colon
Leung et al[7]44/M, CHCPegylated IFN-α, 34 wkSigmoid colon to splenic flexure
Wenner et al[4]7/F, CHC with CRFIFN-α, 7 wkDescending colon
Punnam et al[5]51/M, CHCPegylated IFN-α, 12 wkMid-transverse to proximal descending colon