Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder presented as small bowel intussusception in adult liver transplant patient.

Journal Article

Intestinal obstruction after liver transplant is a rare complication, with diverse clinical manifestations. Intestinal adhesion is the most common cause. However, internal hernia, abdominal wall hernia, and neoplasm are also reported. Intussusception is another rare cause of intestinal obstruction, which has been reported primarily in pediatric patients. Herein, we report a case of intestinal obstruction from intussusception in an adult liver transplant patient associated with post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Joo, SH; Acun, Z; Stefanovic, A; Blieden, CR; Ikpatt, OF; Moon, J

Published Date

  • January 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 50 - 53

PubMed ID

  • 22324047

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3268144

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2093-0488

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4174/jkss.2012.82.1.50

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Korea (South)