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Gold colitis, therapy and confirmation of mucosal recovery by measurement of rectal potential difference.
  1. G. J. Huston


    A 38-year-old man with rheumatoid arthritis developed colitis after a course of 320 mg sodium aurothiomalate. Recovery comparable with that reported with corticosteroids or chelating agents was achieved by fluid replacement alone. Mucosal recovery was confirmed by measurement of rectal potential differences.

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