Cystic liver infection after living donor liver transplantation: A case report

Kensuke Kudou, Mizuki Ninomiya, Tomohiro Iguchi, Norifumi Harimoto, Shinji Itoh, Noboru Harada, Kazuki Takeishi, Yo Ichi Yamashita, Tomoharu Yoshizumi, Yuji Soejima, Tetsuo Ikeda, Ken Shirabe, Yoshihiko Maehara

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There are no reports of cystic liver infection after liver transplantation. Herein, we report a rare case of cystic liver graft infection after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). The patient was a 24-year-old man with primary sclerosing cholangitis who underwent right lobe graft LDLT. Preoperative abdominal computed tomography (CT) revealed a liver cyst at segment 8 of the donor liver. Biliary reconstruction was performed with hepaticojejunostomy. The postoperative course was uneventful until the patient developed a high fever and abdominal pain 15 months after LDLT. Abdominal contrast CT revealed abscess formation. Percutaneous drainage of the cyst was performed and purulent liquid was drained. The fever gradually subsided after treatment. On follow-up CT, the size of the infected liver cyst was decreased. Clinicians should be aware of the potential for cystic liver infection when using grafts with liver cysts, particularly when biliary reconstruction is performed with hepaticojejunostomy.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)169-174
ページ数6
ジャーナルCase Reports in Gastroenterology
8
発行部数2
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出版物ステータス出版済み - 4 16 2014

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  • Gastroenterology

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    Kudou, K., Ninomiya, M., Iguchi, T., Harimoto, N., Itoh, S., Harada, N., Takeishi, K., Yamashita, Y. I., Yoshizumi, T., Soejima, Y., Ikeda, T., Shirabe, K., & Maehara, Y. (2014). Cystic liver infection after living donor liver transplantation: A case report. Case Reports in Gastroenterology, 8(2), 169-174. https://doi.org/10.1159/000363375