Spontaneous liver rupture in a child with graft-versus-host disease

Sean J. Barnett, Sally Weisdorf-Schindle, K. Scott Baker, Daniel A Saltzman

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Abstract

Graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) is a common complication in the stem cell transplant (SCT) patient. The skin, gastrointestinal tract, and the liver are the most frequently affected organs. The authors present the first reported case of a spontaneous rupture of the liver in a child with GVHD after SCT.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume39
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2004

Keywords

  • Graft-versus-host disease
  • spontaneous liver rupture

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