Vascular Thrombosis

Vascular Thrombosis
Figure 2. The hepatic artery exclusively supplies the bile ducts, portal and hilar connective tissue and lymph nodes. As seen in this gross photograph, hepatic artery thrombosis, particularly early after transplantation when the allograft is devoid of arterial collaterals, results in selective necrosis of the biliary tree and surrounding connective tissue(arrows).


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