Successful treatment of monomorphic primary central nervous system post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder 5 years after kidney transplantation.

@article{Yaginuma2012SuccessfulTO,
  title={Successful treatment of monomorphic primary central nervous system post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder 5 years after kidney transplantation.},
  author={Tatsuhiro Yaginuma and Hirotoshi Yamamoto and Jun Mitome and Y Tanno and Isao Yamamoto and Atsushi Kobayashi and Aki Mafune and Hirokazu Hayakawa and Kayo Yokoyama and Ryobu Mori and Hiroyuki Ohashi and Nobuyoshi Kaito and Tatsuhiro Joki and Jun Miki and Hiroyuki Yamada and Nozomu Furuta and Sayuri Matsushima and Takahiro Fukuda and Takaaki Hosoya},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={
          E102-6
        }
}
A 31-year-old man underwent living-related kidney transplantation in 2004 as a consequence of primary focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). Four years after the transplantation, we confirmed nephrotic syndrome caused by recurrent FSGS. We performed plasmapheresis and low-density lipoprotein adsorption. We also combined steroid therapy with a reduction in the dose of tacrolimus and an increased dose of mycophenolate mofetil. The nephrotic syndrome improved dramatically with this combined… CONTINUE READING
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