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transplant lung syndrome

 

Definition: a syndrome associated with fever and diffuse bilateral pulmonary infiltration mainly at the base or at the hilum of the lung; can accompany rejection of an organ (kidney, liver, etc.) transplant or follow a reduction in dosage of an immunosuppressive drug.

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