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Thursday, July 24, 2014
Is chicken pox harmful to ulcerated colitis?
Yes, patients with ulcerative colitis, especially if taking immunosuppression medications can have a worse case of chicken pox than people without ulcerative colitis and should be monitored closely.
Julia Gore Thornton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University