How we diagnose and treat posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders

  title={How we diagnose and treat posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders},
  author={Thomas A Tousseyn and Olivier Gheysens},
Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) is a potentially fatal disorder arising after solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Iatrogenically impaired immune surveillance and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) primary infection or reactivation are key factors in the pathogenesis. However current knowledge on all aspects of PTLD is limited due to its rarity, morphological heterogeneity and the lack of prospective trials. Furthermore, the broad spectrum of underlying immune… CONTINUE READING
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