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Fatal cytomegalovirus infection and coronary arterial thromboses after heart transplantation: a case report

Fatal cytomegalovirus infection and coronary arterial thromboses after heart transplantation: a case report

Journal of Heart Transplantation 6(2): 100-105

A 36-year-old woman died because of disseminated cytomegalovirus infection after a heart allograft transplantation was performed. Autopsy revealed that widespread coronary arterial thromboses were associated with cytomegalovirus infection of endothelial cells. Its possible pathogenetic mechanism and significance were discussed.

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