Everolimus-induced Lymphedema in a Renal Transplant Recipient: A Case Report


ERSOY A. , Koca N.

EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL TRANSPLANTATION, vol.10, no.3, pp.296-298, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.6002/ect.2011.0139
  • Title of Journal : EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL TRANSPLANTATION
  • Page Numbers: pp.296-298
  • Keywords: Edema, Immunosuppression, Kidney transplant, mTOR inhibitors, Complication, SIROLIMUS, LYMPHANGIOGENESIS, INHIBITION, THERAPY, VEGF

Abstract

The mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors is commonly preferred for solid organs for transplantation. Although these drugs have various adverse effects, sirolimus-related lymphedema has been rarely reported.