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Transplantation. 1995 Nov 15;60(9):1050-1.

Hepatitis C-associated cryoglobulinemia after liver transplantation.

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  • 1Liver Unit, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.


Mixed cryoglobulinemia is well known to be associated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. We report two cases in which cryoglobulinemia appeared or became grossly exacerbated after orthotopic liver transplantation. In both cases, there was co-appearance of cryoglobulinemia with the reinfection of the grafted liver with HCV. It is postulated that the cryoglobulinemia might be related to secondary HCV infection in these patients.

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