September 2019 — Gastroenterology
A 33-year-old female presents to her care team with liver cirrhosis (stage IV) and worsening liver failure. She is well known to her medical team and has a long history of blistering skin lesions in direct light. She received a liver transplant for her condition. The photomicrographs provided are of this patient’s explanted liver.
|Elise Venable, M.B.B.S.
Resident, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
|Tsung-Teh Wu, M.D., Ph.D.
Consultant, Anatomic Pathology
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science