John E Levine

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Acute graft-versus-host disease

Acute graft-versus-host disease What every physician needs to know about acute graft-versus-host disease: Acute graft-versus-host-disease (acute GVHD) occurs when lymphocytes from another person are able to survive and proliferate in a patient; it is one of the most serious complications of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Rare causes of acute GVHD include maternal transfer of…

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