Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in liver transplant patients.

  title={Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disease in liver transplant patients.},
  author={Christina Hartmann and Marcus Schuchmann and Tim Zimmermann},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  volume={13 1},
Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) are a life-threatening complication following solid organ transplantation. Many posttransplant lymphomas develop from the uncontrolled proliferation of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-infected B-cells, whereas EBV-negative PTLDs were increasingly recognized within the past decade. Major risk factors for the… CONTINUE READING