Published in Blood Weekly, May 18th, 2006
According to a study from the United States, "Reported are 7 cases of post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder (PTLD) arising in children who received umbilical cord blood transplantation (UCBT). There were 4 females and 3 males with a median age of 3 years (range, 1-16 years).
"All 7 patients received UCBT, including 1 patient who received multiple units and 1 transplanted under nonmyeloablative condition. The time interval from UCBT to PTLD averaged 4 months (range, 2 weeks to 9 months)."
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