Bilateral drop-foot after orthotopic liver transplant

Atalay A., Karatas M., Turhan N., Ozturk T. S., Emiroglu R., Haberal M.

TRANSPLANTATION PROCEEDINGS, vol.38, no.5, pp.1471-1473, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.transproceed.2006.02.130
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1471-1473
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


Patients may demonstrate various neuromuscular abnormalities after liver transplantation. We report a patient who developed bilateral drop foot after orthotopic liver transplantation. He was diagnosed with critical illness polyneuropathy. During follow-up, his complaints gradually recovered and his electrodiagnostic findings improved.