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  • Condition: Bilateral Primary Renal Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Rituximab
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study researched the use of rituximab in patients with bilateral primary renal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
  • Condition: Drug-Drug Interaction in Kidney Transplant Patient with Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
  • Journal: Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society
  • Treatment Used: Hydroxychloroquine and Lopinavir/ritonavir and Antiviral Drug Replaced with Darunavir/Cobicistat
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report discusses a 36-year-old kidney transplanted woman affected by Senior-Loken syndrome diagnosed with COVID-19 pneumonia treated with hydroxychloroquine and lopinavir/ritonavir, and the antiviral drug was replaced with darunavir/cobicistat after two days for diarrhea. Immunosuppressant levels were closely monitored, and the authors observed very high tacrolimus trough levels despite initial dose reduction. The patient was left with steroid therapy alone.
  • Condition: Congenital Hepatic Fibrosis (CHF) in Children
  • Journal: Pathology international
  • Treatment Used: Living Donor Liver Transplantation (LDLT)
  • Number of Patients: 14
  • Published —
This study clarified the prognosis of children with congenital hepatic fibrosis (CHF) who received living donor liver transplantation (LDLT) from donors who might be heterozygous carriers of a hepatorenal fibrocystic disease.
  • Condition: Rapidly Progressive Nephronophthisis (NPHP) in Two-Year-Old Boy with a Homozygous SDCCAG8 Mutation
  • Journal: The Tohoku journal of experimental medicine
  • Treatment Used: Emergency Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
This case report describes a two-year-old boy diagnosed with nephronophthisis (cystic kidney disease; NPHP) treated with emergency peritoneal dialysis.
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