Acute pancreatitis during immunosuppression with tacrolimus following an allogeneic umbilical cord blood transplantation

Abstract

Tacrolimus is increasingly used for graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) prophylaxis and therapy in the allogeneic stem cell transplant (allo-SCT) setting. Pancreatitis, previously described as a side-effect of cyclosporine, has not been reported in allo-SCT recipients receiving tacrolimus. We present here a case of acute pancreatitis in a 28-year-old patient… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.bmt.1702471

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