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Nephrology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran
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Background: Kidney transplant patients should be regularly visited to prevent complications.
A 42-year old female, who had received a kidney transplant 4 months previously, was admitted to hospital due to increased creatinine of up to 3.5 mg/dl. She was first treated for a urinary infection, resulting in a decrease of creatinine level. Then a decreasing immunosuppressive dose was given, due to a BK positive result. A creatinine level increase resulted, and acute cellular rejection was reported in a kidney biopsy. Next methyl prednisolone was administered, and finally, creatinine level became normal.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: داخلی
Received: 2019/01/7 | Accepted: 2019/01/13 | Published: 2019/02/24