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Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts-nontumor

Transplantation

Hyperacute graft rejection


Reviewers: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 22 May 2012, last major update May 2012
Copyright: (c) 2004-2012, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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● Also called humoral rejection
● Rare in liver
● Antibody mediated process with necrotizing arteritis, neutrophils and ischemic damage
● Due to preformed antibodies against donated organ and antibody-complement mediated damage to endothelium

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