Acute upper gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease: clinical significance and response to immunosuppressive therapy.

@article{Weisdorf1990AcuteUG,
  title={Acute upper gastrointestinal graft-versus-host disease: clinical significance and response to immunosuppressive therapy.},
  author={Daniel J. Weisdorf and Dale C. Snover and R J Haake and Wesley J. Miller and Philip B Mcglave and Bruce R Blazar and Norma K. C. Ramsay and John H. Kersey and Alexandra H. Filipovich},
  journal={Blood},
  year={1990},
  volume={76 3},
  pages={624-9}
}
Recognized manifestations of acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract include secretory diarrhea, abdominal pain, and, at times, hemorrhage. In a review of 469 patients undergoing allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT) from matched sibling donors at our institution, we have recognized a syndrome of upper GI GVHD. This syndrome, presenting clinically as anorexia, dyspepsia, food intolerance, nausea, and vomiting, was recognized and confirmed histologically… CONTINUE READING

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