Intravesical Instillation of Cidofovir in the Treatment of Hemorrhagic Cystitis Caused by Adenovirus Type 11 in a Bone Marrow Transplant Recipient

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Hemorrhagic cystitis that occurs late after bone marrow transplantation (BMT) in BMT recipients is often associated with adenovirus or polyomavirus BK infections. Intravesical instillation of cidofovir in a BMT recipient with intractable hemorrhagic cystitis resulted in clinical improvement. Local cidofovir therapy for viral hemorrhagic cystitis could be an alternative to intravenous administration of cidofovir.

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