Canadian Respiratory Journal

Canadian Respiratory Journal / 2015 / Article

Clinico-Pathologic Conferences | Open Access

Volume 22 |Article ID 132162 | 3 pages |

A 47-Year-Old Stem Cell Transplant Recipient with Fever, Cough and Chest Pain


Infections and malignancies are among the most serious complications that follow organ or stem cell transplantation. They may have a mild course, and nonspecific and overlapping manifestations. The present article describes a case of symptomatic nodular pulmonary disease that complicated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. It was diagnosed to be post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder, a potential sequela of immunosuppression and a very difficult entity to treat in profoundly immunosuppressed patients.

Copyright © 2015 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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