Multiple Unrelated Malignancies Following Renal Transplantation: An Evaluation of Four Cases


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TATAR E., SARSIK B. , GUNGOR O., YAMAN B. , ÖZSAN N. , CAGIRGAN S., ...Daha Fazla

INTERNAL MEDICINE, cilt.52, ss.673-677, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

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The risk of de novo malignancy is significantly higher in patients who have undergone organ transplantation than in the general population. Long-term immunosuppressive treatment, in addition to age, genetic pre-disposition and infectious agents, plays a major role in the development of malignancy. Although skin and hemopoietic system cancers are common, atypical presentations of malignancies may occasionally be seen during long-term follow-up in patients with functioning allografts. In this report, four cases, each with more than one different primary malignancy (one patient with three malignancies and three patients with two malignancies), are presented.