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Adenovirus infection of the kidney: mass formation in a patient with Hodgkin's disease.

Teague MW, Glick AD, Fogo AB
Am J Kidney Dis. 1991 18 (4): 499-502

PMID: 1928070 · DOI:10.1016/s0272-6386(12)80121-1

Adenovirus (AV) infection usually has a benign course in normal hosts; however, in immunocompromised patients, AV may cause pneumonia, cystitis, or disseminated disease with substantial morbidity and even mortality. Although pulmonic AV involvement is common, infection of the kidney is unusual. The histologic findings previously described include tubular necrosis with interstitial inflammation and glomerulonephritis. We report a case of an AV-induced unilateral mass lesion in the kidney of a patient with Hodgkin's disease (HD) following bone marrow transplantation.

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Adenovirus Infections, Human Adult Diagnosis, Differential Hodgkin Disease Humans Kidney Diseases Male

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