Abdominal Pain and Diarrhea When It Is Not GVHD

  • David MyersonEmail author
  • Sahl Ali


Although GVHD is a common cause of abdominal pain and diarrhea posttransplant, the differential is broad and infections are frequently the cause, either alone or in combination with GVHD. Several frequent, as well as infrequent, infections are presented, in common and uncommon presentations.


Adenovirus Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Yersinia, Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) Posttransplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) Giardia Pseudomembranous colitis Zygomycetes 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Clinical Research DivisionFred Hutchinson Cancer Research CenterSeattleUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of Washington School of MedicineSeattleUSA
  3. 3.Pathology Section, Seattle Cancer Care AllianceSeattleUSA

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