A Case Report on Post-Transplant Erythrocytosis

Authors

  • Mohammad Mehfuz E Khoda Junior Consultant, Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Unit, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Ishrat Jahan Shimu Assistant Registrar, Department of Cardiology, National Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Golzar Hossain SMO & Transplant Coordinator, Dialysis and Transplant Unit, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Mirza Shariful Haque SMO, Dialysis Unit, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Moontasim Akhter Moon SMO, Dialysis Unit, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Muhammad Abdur Rahim Associate Professor, Department of Nephrology, BIRDEM General Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Md Abul Mansur Professor and Director, Kidney Transplant Unit, BADAS, Dhaka, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v9i2.41288

Keywords:

Post-transplant erythrocytosis, live related kidney transplant.

Abstract

Post-transplant erythrocytosis is defined as persistently elevated haemoglobin and haematocrit levels that occur following renal transplantation and persist for more than six months in the absence of thrombocytosis, leukocytosis or other potential causes of erythrocytosis. Here, we report the case history of a 35-year-old male, who underwent live related kidney transplantation ten months ago, presented with high haemoglobin level and high haematocrit. It is an uncommon complication of kidney transplant recipient,whichprompted us to report the case

Birdem Med J 2019; 9(2): 170-173

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Published

2019-05-06

How to Cite

Khoda, M. M. E., Shimu, I. J., Hossain, M. G., Haque, M. S., Moon, M. A., Rahim, M. A., & Mansur, M. A. (2019). A Case Report on Post-Transplant Erythrocytosis. BIRDEM Medical Journal, 9(2), 170–173. https://doi.org/10.3329/birdem.v9i2.41288

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Case Reports