Post transplant lymphoproliferative disorder

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky

Presentation

25 year old female, 4 years post bilateral lung transplant for cystic fibrosis

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Nuclear medicine

Case Discussion

Multiple modalities demonstrate an isolated segment of small bowel thickening and distension, with intense uptake on PET.  These findings are in keeping with lymphoma of the small bowel.

Given the patient's history of lung transplant, this is within the spectrum of post transplant lymphoproliferative disease (PTLD).

Histopathology:

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Case information

rID: 13186
Case created: 11th Mar 2011
Last edited: 18th Sep 2015
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