posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease

posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease

a complication of organ transplantation in children; characterized by a mononucleosislike syndrome, tonsillar enlargement, and Epstein-Barr virus seroconversion.

post·trans·plant lym·pho·pro·lif·er·a·tive dis·ease

(pōst-trans'plant limf'ō-prō-lif'ĕr-ă-tiv di-zēz')
A complication of organ transplantation in children; characterized by a mononucleosislike syndrome, tonsillar enlargement, and Epstein-Barr virus seroconversion.
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Risk-adapted Treatment for Severe B-Lineage Posttransplant Lymphoproliferative Disease After Solid Organ Transplantation in Children.
Leahey et al., "Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in children," Pediatric Transplantation, vol.
Lee et al., "Prevention and preemptive therapy of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric liver recipients," Transplantation, vol.
Kroll-Desrosiers et al., "Primary CNS posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD): an international report of 84 cases in the modern era," American Journal of Transplantation, vol.
Schecter et al., "Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in pediatric lung transplant recipients: recent advances in monitoring," Pediatric Transplantation, vol.
In contrast, the penultimate chapter includes a brief summary of some successes with adoptive immunotherapy for posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease, which is generally refractory to conventional treatment.
Evaluation of use of Epstein-Barr viral load in patients after allogeneic stem cell transplantation to diagnose and monitor posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease. J Clin Microbiol 2002;40:351-8.
One child who received intrathymic inoculation died of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease at 6 months, and 1 control patient died of late rejection at 8 months.
Management of Epstein-Barr virus-induced posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in recipients of solid organ transplantation.
Postoperative disease recurrence and posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD) may be readily detected with CT.
Epstein-Barr virus DNA in peripheral blood leukocytes of patients with posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease. Transplantation.
Clinical usefulness of FDG-PET/CT scan imaging in the management of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease. Transplantation.
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