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Electrocardiographic changes in acute ulcerative colitis
  1. C. G. Semple,
  2. J. M. Williamson

    Abstract

    Two young women with acute ulcerative colitis were found to have electrocardiographic abnormalities which returned to normal with clinical improvement and corticosteroid therapy. Clinical and biochemical monitoring failed to reveal any cause for this previously unrecognized association and it is postulated that an aetiological agent or toxin produced by the inflammatory process may have damaged the myocardium or its autonomic supply.

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