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2013 | 8 | 3 | 322-327

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Malignancies after kidney transplantation: 3 clinical case reports


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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).










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  • Department of Nephrology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Nephrology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Onco-haematology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Onco-haematology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Urology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Urology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Nephrology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Department of Nephrology, Medical Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania


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