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Med Clin 2000;115:208-10 - DOI: 10.1016/S0025-7753(00)71511-9
Complicaciones dermatológicas despues del trasplante cardíaco. Incidencia y pronóstico
Dermatologic complications following heart transplantation. Incidence and prognosis
Alicia Freire-Ruañoa, Maria G. Crespo-Leiroa,, , Javier Muñizb, Maria J. Paniaguaa, Manuel Almagroc, Alfonso Castro-Beirasa,b
a Programa de Trasplante Cardíaco. Hospital Juan Canalejo.La Coruña.
b Instituto de Ciencias de la Salud. Universidad de La Coruña.
c Servicio de Dermatología. Hospital Juan Canalejo.La Coruña.
Received 28 February 2000, Accepted 15 June 2000
Abstract
Background

This study was conducted to analyze the type, incidence, predisposing factors and prognosis of cutaneous complications (CC) occuring in heart transplant recipients (HTR)

Patients and method

A retrospective study was carried out among 192 HTR with a survival >1 month. The following variables were recorded: age, sex, place of residence, post-transplant diabetes, glucocorticoid dose, prophylaxis with acy-clovir/itraconazole and CC

Results

One hundred sixty three CC were diagnosed in 93 patients. The major types were infectious complications (n = 115; 70.5%) and tumors (n = 20; 12.3%). The most common infections were viral (herpes zoster; n = 22) and fungal (pyti-riasis versicolor; n = 53). Out the 20 tumors, 3 were malignant: 2 squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) and 1 Kaposi sarcoma. None of the CC caused mortality or prolonged hospital stay. No relationship was found between CC and the variables studied

Conclusions

Skin infections were the most common CC in this cohort of HTR. The incidence of SCC was very low and its prognosis was good due to early diagnosis and surgical excision

Palabras clave
Trasplante cardíaco, Complicaciones dermatológicas, infecciones cutáneas, Tumores cutáneos
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Correspondencia: Dra. M.G. Crespo-Leiro. Programa de Trasplante Cardíaco. Hospital Juan Canalejo. Xubias, 84. 15006 La Coruña (Maria G. Crespo-Leiro Marisa_Crespo@canalejo.org)
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