Oral ulcers during the course of cytomegalovirus infection in renal transplant recipients.

@article{LpezPintor2009OralUD,
  title={Oral ulcers during the course of cytomegalovirus infection in renal transplant recipients.},
  author={Rosa Mar{\'i}a L{\'o}pez-Pintor and Gonzalo Hern{\'a}ndez and Lorenzo de Arriba and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Morales and Carlos Jim{\'e}nez and Amado de Andr{\'e}s},
  journal={Transplantation proceedings},
  year={2009},
  volume={41 6},
  pages={
          2419-21
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is frequent in kidney transplant recipients. Although involvement of the gastrointestinal tract with CMV has been described, intra-oral localization is rare. The aim of this study was to analyze the incidence, clinical characteristics, treatment, and outcome of renal transplant recipients with oral lesions due to CMV. PATIENTS AND METHODS We analyzed the records of 453 patients who underwent kidney transplantation between February 1989 and March 2007… CONTINUE READING

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