International Urology and Nephrology

, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp 547–550 | Cite as

Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) presenting as painful lymphocele 12 years after a cadaveric renal transplant

  • Mohammad S. Khan
  • Sami Ahmed
  • Ben Challacombe
  • David Goldsmith
  • Michael Steward
Case Report


We report a case of post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder presenting as a symptomatic lymphocele 12 years after cadaveric renal transplantation for IgA nephropathy. The presentation, imaging, and management are discussed. We review current literature concerning PTLD, post-transplantation lymphoceles, and state-of-the-art imaging techniques.


Immunosuppression Lymphocele Malignancy Post-transplantation lymphoproliferative disorder Renal transplantation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad S. Khan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sami Ahmed
    • 1
  • Ben Challacombe
    • 1
  • David Goldsmith
    • 1
  • Michael Steward
    • 3
  1. 1.Departments of Urology and Nephrology & Renal TransplantationGuy’s & St Thomas’ HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of UrologyGuy’s HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.Department of RadiologyRoyal Free HospitalLondonUK

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