RONALD I. SHORR, M.D.; WALTER L. LONGO, M.D.; TERRY D. OBERLEY, M.D.; MAREK J. BOZDECH, M.D.; DUARD L. WALKER, M.D.
Hematuria is common in complications of the urinary tract after bone marrow transplantation and is related to infections and ablative therapy (1). Hemorrhagic cystitis has been frequently attributed to high-dose cyclophosphamide, but viral agents responsible for the hemorrhage are being recognized. In particular, cytomegalovirus is a frequent cause of infection in bone marrow transplant patients and has commonly been associated with hemorrhagic cystitis. We describe a case in which hemorrhagic cystitis was the initial clinical presentation; other features included glycosuria and proteinuria, and renal biopsy showed a tubulointerstitial nephritis due to cytomegalovirus.
A 19-year-old white woman with a
SHORR RI, LONGO WL, OBERLEY TD, BOZDECH MJ, WALKER DL. Cytomegalovirus-Associated Tubulointerstitial Nephritis in an Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient. Ann Intern Med. ;107:351–352. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-2-351
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(3):351-352.
Hematology/Oncology, Infectious Disease.
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