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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 263-265

A case report of late-onset gastrointestinal cytomegalovirus infection 17 years post kidney transplantation


1 Department of Nephrology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
2 Department of Pathology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
3 Department of Gastroenterology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Georgi Abraham
Department of Nephrology, Madras Medical Mission, Chennai - 600 037, Tamil Nadu
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijot.ijot_15_20

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, one of the most common viral infections seen post-transplantation, is rarely known to occur after 15 years. Here, we report a 59-year-old male on minimum immunosuppressive agents who presented with abdominal pain and was found to have CMV infection of the distal ileum with concurrent high CMV viral load 17 years post kidney transplantation.


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