Tag Archives: PTLD

Case 22 – summary

Our patient had undergone emergency liver transplant for a paracetamol overdose 9 months ago. He had been well, but on routine clinic visit was noted to be progressively more pancytopenic with deteriorating LFTs. His EBV PCR had risen rapidly and … Continue reading

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Case 22 – update 3

You correctly identified the fact that the high EBV PCR was very suggestive of solid-organ post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder. This is a rare presentation of PTLD, presenting as it does with pancytopenia as the predominant feature. This is occasionally seen and … Continue reading

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Case 22 – update 2

The patient tells you that he has been feeling increasingly unwell for the last few weeks. He describes fatigue, headache and low grade fever over the last two weeks and put it down to a cold. On closer questioning he … Continue reading

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