Disseminated cytomegalovirus infection with bilateral adrenal pseudotumors masquerading as recurrent hematologic malignancy

Nicolo L. Cabrera, Alexandre E. Malek, Samuel Shelburne, Mahnaz Taremi, Hesham Awadh, Denise Francisco, Alison Robins, Elias Jabbour, Roy F. Chemaly

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Abstract

Background: Mass-like lesions are an uncommon presentation of cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease. Case: We report on a case of disseminated CMVdisease with bilateral adrenal pseudotumors in a patient with a history of acute leukemia in remission. Conclusion: In the settings of advanced cancer therapyand organ transplantation, a high index of suspicion for CMV should be maintained for mass-like disease.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)477-481
Number of pages5
JournalInfection
Volume48
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2020

Keywords

  • Adrenal gland
  • Cytomegalovirus
  • Disseminated infection
  • Hematologic malignancy
  • Pseudotumor

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