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Central European Journal of Medicine

, Volume 8, Issue 3, pp 322–327 | Cite as

Malignancies after kidney transplantation: 3 clinical case reports

  • Eglė Dalinkevičienė
  • Vytautas Kuzminskis
  • Laura Kairevičė
  • Rasa Jančiauskienė
  • Daimantas Milonas
  • Mindaugas Jievaltas
  • Birutė Sribikienė
  • Inga-Arūnė Bumblytė
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Abstract

Post-transplant malignancies present an aggressive course and are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality. Tumours of viral ethiology have the greatest risk in renal transplant recipients. Oncogenic effect of immunosuppressive therapy is another major risk factor of post-transplant malignancy. We report cases of three different types of malignancies developed after kidney transplantation: non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, Kaposi’s sarcoma and germ cell testicular cancer (nonseminoma).

Keywords

Kidney transplantation Malignancy Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma Kaposi’s sarcoma Germ cell testicular cancer (nonseminoma) 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eglė Dalinkevičienė
    • 1
  • Vytautas Kuzminskis
    • 1
  • Laura Kairevičė
    • 2
  • Rasa Jančiauskienė
    • 2
  • Daimantas Milonas
    • 3
  • Mindaugas Jievaltas
    • 3
  • Birutė Sribikienė
    • 1
  • Inga-Arūnė Bumblytė
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nephrology, Medical AcademyLithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania
  2. 2.Department of Onco-haematology, Medical AcademyLithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania
  3. 3.Department of Urology, Medical AcademyLithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania

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