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.
SHORR RI, LONGO WL, OBERLEY TD, BOZDECH MJ, WALKER DL. Cytomegalovirus-Associated Tubulointerstitial Nephritis in an Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient. Ann Intern Med. 1987;107:351-352. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-2-351
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(3):351-352.
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
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