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A Case of Peripheral Neuropathy after 2 Consecutive Liver Transplantation

Other Title
간이식 수술 2회 후 발생한 말초신경병증
Authors
이, 영섭; 김, 종규; 나, 은우; 윤, 승현; 왕, 희정
Citation
Jouranl of Korean Association of EMG Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 10(2):191-195, 2008
Journal Title
Jouranl of Korean Association of EMG Electrodiagnostic Medicine; 대한근전도 전기진단의학회지
ISSN
1229-6066
Abstract
A 29 year old man, carrier of B viral hepatitis, was diagnosed with level C liver cirrhosis according toChild Pugh classification in March 2007. The liver cirrhosis progressed to liver failure and the patientreceived his first liver transplantation in May 2007 which was failed due to portal embolism. The patientunderwent second operation after 14 days using a cadaveric liver and spent 33 days in an intensive careunit. Four months after the second liver transplantation, the patient was referred to electrodiagnostic labfor weakness and muscular atrophy of extremities. The patient showed abnormality in the left median,ulnar and bilateral peroneal nerves and was diagnosed with peripheral polyneuropathy. Follow up electrodiagnostictest after thirteen months showed improvement in polyneuropathy.
Keywords
PolyneuropathyLiver TransplantationElectromyography
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Journal Papers > School of Medicine / Graduate School of Medicine > Surgery
Journal Papers > School of Medicine / Graduate School of Medicine > Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
AJOU Authors
나, 은우윤, 승현왕, 희정
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