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November 25, 1974

Cutaneous Herpesvirus Hominis (Type 2) Infection After Renal Transplantation

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Medicine, University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Ky.

JAMA. 1974;230(8):1174-1175. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03240080056033

In an unusual case of disseminated herpesvirus hominis type 2 infection after renal transplantation, survival of the patient and maintenance of graft function were accomplished while immunosuppressive therapy was reduced to allow healing of the cutaneous lesions.

(JAMA 230:1174-1175, 1974)