Herpes simplex colitis in a child with combined liver and small bowel transplant

Spiros Delis, T. Kato, P. Ruiz, N. Mittal, L. Babinski, A. Tzakis

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Abstract

Herpes simplex virus (HSV) has been a rare cause of gastrointestinal (GI) infection, especially in immunocompromised patients. A variety of GI sites may be involved; however, only three reported cases of HSV colitis have been documented in the literature. To our knowledge, this is the first report of HSV colitis in a small bowel transplant recipient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)374-377
Number of pages4
JournalPediatric Transplantation
Volume5
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 22 2001

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Keywords

  • Colitis
  • Herpes simplex
  • Small bowel transplant

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Transplantation

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