Pretransplant Donor Biopsies

Pretransplant Donor Bx
Figure 13. This biopsy was performed because the harvesting surgeon noticed a 2 cm. nodule under the capsule of the right lobe. Histopathological examination shows regenerating islands of hepatocytes surrounding a central scar, which contains proliferative cholangioles at the interface between the connective tissue septa and the parenchymal cells. These morphological findings are consistent with focal nodular hyperplasia.


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