Dr. Elyse Watkins, DHSc, PA-C
Oral Isotretinoin, a vitamin A analog, is used for the treatment of recalcitrant inflammatory acne. It has been inconsistently and loosely connected to the development of inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease is a term used to describe two conditions, Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.
Zenger, Erik S.
"Is the Use of Oral Isotretinoin Linked to Inflammatory Bowel Disease?,"
Lynchburg Journal of Medical Science: Vol. 1
, Article 73.
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