Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. A possible manifestation of chronic graft-versus-host disease.

@article{Perreault1985LymphoidIP,
  title={Lymphoid interstitial pneumonia after allogeneic bone marrow transplantation. A possible manifestation of chronic graft-versus-host disease.},
  author={Claude Perreault and Sarah Cousineau and G D'angelo and Martin Gyger and Françoise Nepveu and Jacques Boileau and Yvette Bonny and Michel Lacombe and Robert L. Lavallee},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={1985},
  volume={55 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
Interstitial pneumonia (IP) is a frequent and serious complication of bone marrow transplantation with a median time of onset about 2 months posttransplant. Most cases result either from toxicity of radiation and chemotherapy or from infection with pathogens such as cytomegalovirus. Described are two patients with chronic graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) who presented with late-onset IP 242 and 632 days posttransplant. Histologic examination of lung biopsy specimens disclosed a lymphoid… CONTINUE READING