Fever and Pancytopenia in a Liver Transplant Recipient: Going Against the Rules of Occam's Razor

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Abstract

The syndrome of fever and pancytopenia is not infrequently encountered postliver transplant, and a broad differential list of infectious and noninfectious aetiologies can be invoked. A transplant patient is susceptible to more than 1 opportunistic infection or disease process. We described the diagnostic conundrums in managing our patient who ran a complex protracted course postliver transplant. He was diagnosed to have both disseminated tuberculosis and graft-versus-host disease, a rare complication after solid organ transplantation.

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