Chronic Rejection

Chronic Rejection

Matthew M. Yeh, MD, PhD

A portal tract in a case of chronic ductopenic rejection contains a hepatic artery image and portal vein image but no interlobular bile duct.

A medium-sized muscular artery shows intimal foam cell arteriopathy image in chronic rejection.



  • Chronic rejection (CR)


  • Ductopenic rejection


  • Presents in 2 forms

    • Obliterative (foam cell) arteriopathy

      • Only seen in large- and medium-sized arteries

    • Bile duct loss

      • Most common finding in allograft biopsy

Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Chronic Rejection
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