Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in an adolescent masquerading as a complicated primary EBV infection.

@article{Henry2009PosttransplantLD,
  title={Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder in an adolescent masquerading as a complicated primary EBV infection.},
  author={Heather L Henry and Conrad Vincent Fernandez and Gerard Corsten},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2009},
  volume={2009}
}
This report describes an adolescent girl with primary Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection in the setting of intensive immunosuppression for a cardiac transplant. She went on to develop progressive pain, weight loss and night sweats with necrosis of the tonsils over 8 weeks. The clinical impression was initially that of a complicated tonsillitis secondary to immune dysfunction. Biopsy 2 months after first presentation demonstrated diffuse B cell lymphoma consistent with post-transplant… CONTINUE READING

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Biopsy 2 months after first presentation demonstrated diffuse B cell lymphoma consistent with post - transplant lymphoproliferative disorder ( PTLD ) .
Biopsy 2 months after first presentation demonstrated diffuse B cell lymphoma consistent with post - transplant lymphoproliferative disorder ( PTLD ) .
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