Management of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders following solid organ transplant: an update.

@article{Dierickx2011ManagementOP,
  title={Management of posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders following solid organ transplant: an update.},
  author={Daan Dierickx and Thomas A Tousseyn and Christiane de Wolf-Peeters and Jacques Pirenne and Gregor E. G. Verhoef},
  journal={Leukemia & lymphoma},
  year={2011},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={950-61}
}
Development of secondary malignancies is a well-known complication of solid organ transplant, with skin cancer and lymphoproliferative disorders being most frequently observed. Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders, caused by diminished immune surveillance, represent a broad spectrum of pathological and clinical disorders, ranging from benign conditions to very aggressive lymphomas. Here we review treatment options for adult patients experiencing posttransplant lymphoproliferative… CONTINUE READING