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bone marrow allograft

Friday 12 March 2004

Complications

- graft-versus-host disease (GVHD)

  • acute GVHD
  • chronic GVHD

- opportunistic infections
- drug toxicity

- BMA-associated vasculopathies

- venoocclusive disease of the liver

- pulmonary lesions

- digestive lesons

  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • digestive GVHD (intestinal graft versus host disease)
  • pneumatosis intestinalis
  • digestive perforation
  • pneumoperitoneum
  • necrotizing enteritis
  • cholecystitis
  • small bowel obstruction
  • appendicitis

References

- Mullighan CG, Bardy PG. New Directions in the Genomics of Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2007 Feb;13(2):127-144. PMID: 17241919

- Jones AD, Maziarz R, Gilster J, Domreis J, Deveney CW, Sheppard BC. Surgical complications of bone marrow transplantation. Am J Surg. 2003 May;185(5):481-4. PMID: 12727571