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Stem Cell Transplant Using Cord Blood | Cord Colitis Syndrome

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for the cord colitis syndrome associated with an umbilical cord derived stem cell transplant (SCT).

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

adverse effects

ICD-10:

T86.0

Description:

Herrera et al described a unique form of colitis that develops in patients who have received a stem cell transplant using cord blood. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dana-Farber Cancer Center and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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