Cutaneous cytomegalovirus infection in a liver transplant patient. Diagnosis by in situ DNA hybridization.


A 39-year-old woman who had cryptogenic cirrhosis and who had received two liver transplants developed necrotic skin lesions over the chest, upper arms, and thighs. Biopsy showed enlarged endothelial cells with intranuclear and intracytoplasmic inclusions characteristic of cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection. However, a few multinucleated gaint cells were… (More)


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