Increased incidence of cutaneous melanoma in organ transplant recipients based on a single-centre longitudinal study in Rome, Italy.

Franco Citterio, Clara De Simone, Ketty Peris, Ilaria Esposito, Gionata Spagnoletti, Damiano Abeni, Cinzia Mazzanti

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Abstract

Several studies have shown a two- to five-fold increased risk of melanoma in organ transplant recipients (OTRs) due to chronic immunosuppression [1]. The reported standardized incidence ratio of melanoma in OTRs ranges from slightly above 1 [2] to 8.0 [3]. It is difficult to draw conclusions on the true relative risk of melanoma in OTRs because some studies reported only case series [4], while others analysed large data sets that were not designed for this purpose [5]. Here, we report the estimated [...]
Lingua originaleEnglish
pagine (da-a)N/A-N/A
RivistaEuropean Journal of Dermatology
Volume2018
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2018

Keywords

  • cutaneous melanoma
  • organ transplant recipients

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