Logo Annals of Transplantation Logo Annals of Transplantation Logo Annals of Transplantation

21 May 2009

Inflammatory retinal detachment in patient after renal transplantation with systemic cmv and cryptococcosis

J Brydak-Godowska, D Zygier, J Wyzgał, P Lewandowski, L Pączek

Ann Transplant 2009; 14(1): 73-73 :: ID: 880469


Background: 46-years old female patient underwent renal transplantation in February'1997. In postoperative period acute rejection of the renal transplant was observed. This was a reason for administration of aggressive immunosuppressive therapy. Reactivation of systemic CMV and Cryptococcosis were adverse effects of this therapy.
Material/Methods: Observational case report. Ophthalmological examination, biochemical tests and eye ultrasonography were performed.
Results: Ophthalmologic examination revealed a local CMV retinitis of the left eye which regressed gradually. Ten months later exudative retinal detachment was found in the other part of retina, distant from the site previously observed CMV retinitis. Patient was treated systemicaly with Gancyclovir, Flukonazole and Amofotericin B. Inflammatory changes were resolved and chorioretinal scarrring developed as a result of therapy.
Conclusions: Exudative retinal detachment in patient with CMV retinitis, systemic CMV and Cryptococcosis probably had pluricausal mechanism.
Possible mechanisms of retinal detachment in this patient are discussed.
During 11 years follow-up no ophthalmological problems have been detected.

Keywords: CMV infections, fungal infections, Kidney Transplantation, viral infections, CMV retinitis


Most Viewed Current Articles

26 Jan 2022 : Review article  

Recurrence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Liver Transplantation: Risk Factors and Predictive Models

DOI :10.12659/AOT.934924

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e934924

24 Aug 2021 : Review article  

Normothermic Machine Perfusion (NMP) of the Liver – Current Status and Future Perspectives

DOI :10.12659/AOT.931664

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e931664

29 Dec 2021 : Original article  

Efficacy and Safety of Tacrolimus-Based Maintenance Regimens in De Novo Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Sys...

DOI :10.12659/AOT.933588

Ann Transplant 2021; 26:e933588

15 Mar 2022 : Case report  

Combined Liver, Pancreas-Duodenum, and Kidney Transplantation for Patients with Hepatitis B Cirrhosis, Urem...

DOI :10.12659/AOT.935860

Ann Transplant 2022; 27:e935860

Your Privacy

We use cookies to ensure the functionality of our website, to personalize content and advertising, to provide social media features, and to analyze our traffic. If you allow us to do so, we also inform our social media, advertising and analysis partners about your use of our website, You can decise for yourself which categories you you want to deny or allow. Please note that based on your settings not all functionalities of the site are available. View our privacy policy.

Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358
Annals of Transplantation eISSN: 2329-0358