Successful living donor liver transplantation for severe hepatic GVHD histologically resembling autoimmune hepatitis after bone marrow transplantation from the same sibling donor.

@article{Mori2010SuccessfulLD,
  title={Successful living donor liver transplantation for severe hepatic GVHD histologically resembling autoimmune hepatitis after bone marrow transplantation from the same sibling donor.},
  author={Minako Mori and Sumie Tabata and Hisako Hashimoto and Daichi Inoue and Takaharu Kimura and Sonoko Shimoji and Yuya Nagai and Katsuhiro Togami and Kiminari Itoh and Akiko Matsushita and Kenichi Nagai and Eiji Ikeda and Naoya Kimoto and Kenji Uryuhara and Satoru Kaihara and Yukihiro Imai and Masafumi Itoh and Takayuki Takahashi},
  journal={Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={e1-4}
}
A 30-year-old woman developed severe liver dysfunction 1 year after bone marrow transplantation (BMT) from an HLA-identical sibling donor for B lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL) during the tapering of cyclosporin A. The histologic picture resembled autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), although neither autoantibody nor hypergammaglobulinemia was detected. She entered hepatic coma, and underwent living donor liver transplantation from the same donor on day 421 after BMT. She is well 18 months after the… CONTINUE READING