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Pediatr Transplant. 2008 Mar;12(2):228-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2007.00707.x.

Reversible chronic pulmonary fibrosis associated with MMF in a pediatric patient: a case report.

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Department of Renal Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow, UK. pinkdoc@doctors.net.uk

Abstract

We describe a case of chronic mineralizing pulmonary elastosis in a seven-yr-old boy following DD renal transplantation for Wilms tumour. Fourteen months post-transplantation he developed respiratory symptoms with lung biopsy demonstrating chronic mineralizing pulmonary elastosis thought to be secondary to immunosuppression with MMF. Symptomatic resolution occurred following MMF cessation.

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