T-cell PTLD presenting as acalculous cholecystitis

Tamir Miloh, Margret Magid, Alyssa Yurovitsky, James Strauchen, Ronen Arnon, Nanda Kerkar, Henrietta Rosenberg, Umesh Joashi, Deepa Bhojwani

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We report a five-yr-old child, presenting three yr after heart transplant with acalculous cholecystitis. Histology revealed EBV negative T-cell PTLD. The disease involved the gallbladder, liver, lungs, and mesenteric lymph nodes. He was treated with chemotherapy, went into remission, but relapsed after 11 months and died.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-720
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Transplantation
Issue number6
StatePublished - Sep 2008


  • Acalculous
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallbladder
  • Lymphoproliferative
  • Post-transplant
  • T-cell PTLD


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