Atypical Acute Rejection After Hand Transplantation (pages 688–696)
S. Schneeberger, V. S. Gorantla, R. P. Van Riet, M. Lanzetta, P. Vereecken, C. Van Holder, S. Rorive, M. Remmelink, A. Le Moine, D. Abramowicz, B. Zelger, C. L. Kaufman, W. C. Breidenbach, R. Margreiter and F. Schuind
Article first published online: 5 FEB 2008 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-6143.2007.02105.x
In four cases, hand transplants presented with an atypical pattern of rejection involving the palmar skin and the nails, which persisted over weeks to months and responded poorly to steroid treatment but did respond to antithymocyte globulin.