Human Papilloma Virus Infection and Anal Cancer in Kidney Transplant Recipient
American Journal of Internal Medicine
Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019, Pages: 60-63
Received: Feb. 5, 2019;
Accepted: Mar. 11, 2019;
Published: Oct. 16, 2019
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Kmar Mnif, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Soumaya Yaich, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Fatma Fendri, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Abdelrahmen Masmoudi, Department of Dermatology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Khaled Charfeddine, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Khawla Kammoun, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Jamil Hachicha, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
Mohamed Ben Hmida, Department of Nephrology, HediChaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is one of the most common sexually transmitted infections worldwide and causes anal cancer. The incidence of HPV infections in renal transplant recipients is 17% to 45%. Using immunosuppression treatment has been associated with significantly lower risks of de novo malignancies and viral infections after kidney transplantation. We reported the results of switching Tacrolimus to Sirolimus in a kidney transplant recipient who suffered from severe cutaneous warts.
Kidney Transplantation, Human Papilloma Virus, Ano-Genital Neoplasms
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