Cranial leiomyosarcoma in an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-mismatched lung transplant recipient.

  title={Cranial leiomyosarcoma in an Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-mismatched lung transplant recipient.},
  author={Nadia J Chaves and Tom C. Kotsimbos and Mark D Warren and Catriona A. McLean and Denis W. Spelman and Trevor J. Williams and Greg I. Snell and Glen Philip Westall},
  journal={The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation},
  volume={26 7},
Leiomyosarcoma is a rare Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-related complication of solid-organ transplantation. We report the case of a 19-year-old woman with cystic fibrosis who presented with protracted headaches 15 months after an EBV-mismatched bilateral sequential lung transplant. A parasagittal lesion was found on cranial magnetic resonance imaging; surgical resection revealed a leiomyosarcoma. We discuss treatment options of what is, to our knowledge, the first described case of a cranial… CONTINUE READING

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