Pulmonary 'cyclosporinoma' mimicking infection after heart transplantation

K. Gould, R. Freeman, N. J. Odom, T. J. Locke, C. G.A. McGregor

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Abstract

Tissue from a transthoracic needle biopsy, which was performed as part of the investigation of an undiagnosed left upper lobe opacity in a patient after orthotopic heart transplantation, revealed numerous macrophages loaded with oil globules. No causative organisms were present. High-pressure liquid chromatography showed a similar profile to the oil in which cyclosporine is suspended. The lesion appears to have been caused by aspiration of cyclosporine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-377
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Heart Transplantation
Volume6
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

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