A Case of Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease Following Hepatic Veno-Occlusive Disease after Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation for Neuroblastoma

研究成果: Article


Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) is an uncommon form of pulmonary hypertension that is usually difficult to diagnose and is refractory to conservative treatment. PVOD can occur in connection with high-dose chemotherapy or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, similar to hepatic veno-occlusive disease (HVOD). Here, we present a case of neuroblastoma with PVOD following HVOD after high-dose chemotherapy that was resolved with conservative treatment. Respiratory symptoms or edema after HVOD may suggest PVOD, and prompt diagnosis on high-resolution computed tomography will result in a favorable prognosis.

ジャーナルJournal of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology
出版物ステータスPublished - 2019 1 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Hematology
  • Oncology