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- adj. Around the portal vein.
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- Surrounding the portal vein of the liver: as, periportal fibrous tissue.
And coagulative necrosis in the periportal hepatocytes.
Fibrin deposition within the periportal sinusoids, and microscopic areas of hemorrhage.
The liver structure with terminal hepatic venules (v) and portal tracts (T) is changed due to periportal invasion of inflammatory cells and fibrotic reactions in Notch mutant mice (arrows and insert,
Figure 4B), as well as periportal inflammatory infiltrations in the liver (Figure 4C).