Cutaneous lesions in a solid organ transplant recipient: A diagnostic dilemma

Transpl Infect Dis. 2022 Dec;24(6):e13918. doi: 10.1111/tid.13918. Epub 2022 Aug 21.


We present the case of a 66-year-old female with a history of renal transplant in 1999 with new onset fevers and diffuse skin ulcerations. In this article, we present the diagnostic studies, differential diagnosis, and treatment decisions for the case.

Keywords: cutaneous CMV; cutaneous ulcers; cytomegalovirus; immunosuppression; organ transplant.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Antiviral Agents / therapeutic use
  • Cytomegalovirus Infections* / drug therapy
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Kidney Transplantation* / adverse effects
  • Transplant Recipients


  • Antiviral Agents