Management of steroid-resistant late acute cellular rejection following face transplantation: A case report

J. E. Janis, K. D. MacKenzie, S. E. Wright, B. Pomahac, C. Lu, J. Susa, S. Wada, M. A. Vazquez, T. Chong, S. G. Tullius

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Face transplants have been clinically established, and early acute rejections have been reported. Late acute rejections have been less common. Immediate and accurate diagnosis along with successful treatment is critical to prevent graft damage. This case report describes the successful treatment of a severe, steroid-resistant rejection 2 years after a full face transplant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)223-225
Number of pages3
JournalTransplantation Proceedings
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2015


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Transplantation

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