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Cytomegalovirus causing acute colonic pseudo-obstruction in a renal transplant recipient.

By B. M. Shrestha, C. Darby, C. Fergusson, R. Lord, J. R. Salaman and R. H. Moore


A female patient presented with pyrexia and features of large intestinal obstruction, 10 weeks posttransplantation, with biopsy-proven colitis caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV) and positive CMV antigenaemia and IgM tests. The symptoms resolved after treatment with ganciclovir, nasogastric aspiration and intravenous fluid replacement

Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BMJ Group
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2398516
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