Polyoma BK virus and haemorrhagic cystitis in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a changing paradigm

@article{Leung2005PolyomaBV,
  title={Polyoma BK virus and haemorrhagic cystitis in haematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a changing paradigm},
  author={Anskar Y. H. Leung and K. Y. Yuen and Y L Kwong},
  journal={Bone Marrow Transplantation},
  year={2005},
  volume={36},
  pages={929-937}
}
Summary:Haemorrhagic cystitis (HC) is a distinct clinical disorder of multiple aetiologies. It is characterized by painful haematuria due to haemorrhagic inflammation of the urinary bladder mucosa. In allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), HC occurring before engraftment is mostly transient and self-limiting, whereas that after engraftment is severe and sometimes life-threatening. Pre- and post-engraftment HC represent distinct disorders with different aetiologies and… CONTINUE READING
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