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ADENOVIRUS NEPHRITIS IN A 44 YEARS OLD MALE POST KIDNEY TRANSPLANT: A CASE REPORT  

Dr. Riyadh Alsehli  Dr. Afaf Almutairi  Dr. Sarah Aljabri  Dr. Sufia Husain  

Journal Title:International Journal of Medical Studies
Abstract


With the rising number of solid organ transplantations and the use of immunosuppressants; it will have the patient at the risk of opportunistic infections, especially viral infections. The most common cause of fever of unknown  origin  in  post−transplant  patients  is  adenovirus.  We  report  the  case  of  end  stage  renal  disease secondary to diabetes underwent a live renal transplant from an unrelated donor. The patient presented after two years of renal transplant with two weeks history of fever, dysuria, and generalised fatigue. The patient was treated with 40 grams of IVIG for two days as an immunomodulator to reduce the risk of rejection.   KEYWORDS: Renal transplantation, Adenovirus, Nephritis.  

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