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Renal Transplant Rejection

Renal Transplant Rejection

Rejection can happen after any kind of transplant. Rejection is your immune system's way of trying to protect your body from the donated organ or tissue. Rejection can happen soon after a transplant, or months or years later. As time goes on, your chance of rejection lowers but never goes away.

Name

Transplant Rejection

About this topic

Rejection can happen after any kind of transplant. Rejection is your immune system's way of trying to protect your body from the donated organ or tissue. Rejection can happen soon after a transplant, or months or years later. As time goes on, your chance of rejection lowers but never goes away.

Body systems

Hematologic,Immunologic

What are other common names?

Allograft Rejection,Graft Rejection,Organ Rejection,Rejection,Tissue Rejection,Tissue/organ Rejection

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