Dermatologic considerations in pediatric transplant recipients

Trisha Bhat, Carrie C. Coughlin

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Abstract

Purpose of reviewThe pediatric transplant patient population is growing as the number of solid organ transplants and indications for hematopoietic stem cell transplant increase. Understanding cutaneous sequelae of pediatric transplant and treatment strategies to manage these outcomes is vital to the care of these patients.Recent findingsImportant work in the past year enhances our understanding of the cutaneous implications of pediatric transplantation, including further work in areas of malignancy, infection, and graft versus host disease as well as newly reported risks.SummaryThis review highlights recent developments in the recognition and management of dermatological complications of pediatric transplant that will be useful for the practicing pediatrician or dermatologist.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)520-525
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent opinion in pediatrics
Volume30
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2018

Keywords

  • dermatology
  • graft versus host disease
  • immunosuppression
  • infection
  • malignancy
  • pediatric
  • transplant

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