Cytomegalovirus ischemic colitis and transverse myelitis in a renal transplant recipient.

@article{Gorsane2013CytomegalovirusIC,
  title={Cytomegalovirus ischemic colitis and transverse myelitis in a renal transplant recipient.},
  author={Imen Gorsane and Sabra Aloui and Ahmed Letaif and Rim Hadhri and Faouzi Haouala and Ameur Frih and Naceur Ben Dhia and Mezri Elmay and Habib Skhiri},
  journal={Saudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia},
  year={2013},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={
          309-14
        }
}
We report a rare case of cytomegalovirus (CMV)-associated ischemic colitis and transverse myelitis (TM) occurring precociously after renal transplantation. A 57-year-old male was transplanted with a cadaveric kidney on 5 June 2009. The patient was CMV seropositive and the donor was seronegative. Transplantation was followed shortly by TM, which resulted in paraplegia. The results of magnetic resonance imaging of the spinal cord showed abnormalities. Twenty days after transplantation, he… CONTINUE READING
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