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|Title:||Four cases of CMV ureteritis: emergence of a new pattern of disease?|
|Citation:||Clinical Transplantation, 2001; 15(5):354-358|
|Publisher:||Munksgaard Int Publ Ltd|
|Mc Thomas, Gr Russ, Th Mathew, M Rao Mohan, J Cooper and Rj Walker|
|Abstract:||Although cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is common in renal transplant recipients, urinary tract involvement has been rare. Only six cases of symptomatic ureteritis have been reported in renal transplant recipients and all within the last five years. We describe an additional four cases of CMV ureteritis. The presentation of CMV ureteritis is obstructive nephropathy often in the absence of systemic illness. Presentation may also mimic allograft rejection with minimal obstructive symptoms. We hypothesize that CMV ureteritis is an emerging complication of CMV disease, possibly due to changes in transplant practice.|
|Keywords:||Ureter; Humans; Cytomegalovirus; Cytomegalovirus Infections; Ureteral Diseases; Ureteral Obstruction; Postoperative Complications; Diagnosis, Differential; Immunoenzyme Techniques; Kidney Transplantation; Adult; Middle Aged; Female; Male|
|Appears in Collections:||Surgery publications|
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