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Post-Transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Following Clinical Islet Transplantation: Report of the First Two Cases

from American Journal of Transplantation

We report the first two cases of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) in recipients of islet transplants worldwide. First, a 44-year old recipient of 3 islet infusions developed PTLD 80 months after his initial transplant, presenting with abdominal pain and diffuse terminal ileum thickening on imaging. He was treated with surgical excision, reduction of immunosuppression and rituximab. more

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