Cite this page: Sangle, N. Acute rejection. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/kidneyacuterejection.html. Accessed February 18th, 2018.
Definition / general
- Can occur at any time after transplantation, although usually within months of transplant
- Either acute antibody mediated rejection (morphologic evidence of acute tissue injury, circulating donor-specific allo-antibodies, C4d+; variable cellular infiltrates) or acute cellular renal allograft rejection (infiltration of allograft by lymphocytes and other inflammatory cells)