Pediatric Graft Versus Host Disease Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 07, 2015
  • Author: Phillip Ruiz, Jr, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Harumi Jyonouchi, MD  more...
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DDx

Diagnostic Considerations

Acute graft versus host disease

  • Skin
    • Chemoradiotherapy toxicity
    • Drug reaction
    • Viral exanthema
  • Liver
    • Venoocclusive disease
    • Viral hepatitis
    • Drug toxicity
    • Septicemia
    • Total parental nutrition complications
  • GI
    • Clostridium difficile
    • Gastroenteritis, especially cytomegalovirus
    • Chemoradiotherapy

Chronic graft versus host disease

  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Gastroenteritis, especially cytomegalovirus
  • Chemoradiotherapy