Lethal hemorrhagic alveolitis after adenovirus pneumonia in a lung transplant recipient.

Abstract

Viral infections are frequent and severe in lung transplant recipients. They frequently occur during the first year after transplantation. We report on a rare case of bilateral adenovirus necrotizing pneumonia with a diffuse alveolar hemorrhage, 4 years after bilateral lung transplantation. The medical evolution was lethal in 72 hours because of respiratory… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2011.09.006

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