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Adalimumab-induced acute myeloid leukaemia in a patient with Crohn’s disease


We present a patient with Crohn’s disease under treatment with adalimumab who developed acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) with core-binding factor beta gene rearrangement. This case report emphasises the importance of long-term close follow-up of patients receiving adalimumab because of the increased risk of developing AML and other malignancies.

  • haematology (drugs and medicines)
  • crohn’s disease
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