Figure 2. Lowering or withdrawal of immunosuppression in a liver allograft recipient with type B hepatitis can re-arm the immune system and lead to a severe acute hepatitis, as shown in this case. Note the severe Kupffer's cell hypertrophy and lobular inflammation, while there is little portal inflammation and no bile duct damage.

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