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Gastric lanthanosis (lanthanum deposition) in an immunosuppressed patient that discontinued lanthanum carbonate seven years ago
  • Joana Ullmann,
  • Andreas Erbersdobler
Joana Ullmann
Universitätsmedizin Rostock

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Andreas Erbersdobler
Universitätsmedizin Rostock
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A 72-year-old female used the oral phosphate binder lanthanum carbonate for 6 years, before discontinuing it after receiving a pancreas and kidney transplant. Now, 7 years after discontinuation, the patient developed bilious emesis. An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy showed an unspecific gastritis. Biopsies showed subepithelial crystalline deposits consistent with gastric lanthanosis.
19 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
22 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
22 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
14 Sep 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
15 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
18 Sep 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
15 Oct 20211st Revision Received
16 Oct 2021Submission Checks Completed
16 Oct 2021Assigned to Editor
16 Oct 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
26 Oct 2021Editorial Decision: Accept
Nov 2021Published in Clinical Case Reports volume 9 issue 11. 10.1002/ccr3.5075