FK 506 associated disorders in liver transplantation.

  title={FK 506 associated disorders in liver transplantation.},
  author={H. M. Nazer and Essam A. Al-Sabban and Harb A. Harfi and Justin Antonius and A M da Cunha},
  journal={Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology},
  volume={7 3},
Immunosuppressive regimens are usually required for patients receiving organ transplants. The development of a post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder is an infrequent complication of such therapy. FK 506 is a new immunosuppressant agent that has recently been used in patients receiving organ transplantation. This report describes a 20 month old Saudi child who developed post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder while receiving FK 506 following liver transplantation. Such a complication… CONTINUE READING