Liver and intrahepatic bile ducts - nontumor
Transplantation
Hyperacute graft rejection

Author: Komal Arora, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 13 November 2017, last major update May 2012

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PubMed Search: Hyperacute rejection[TI] liver[TI]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Arora, K. Hyperacute graft rejection. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/liverhyperacuterejection.html. Accessed December 16th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • 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