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By Ramana S. Moorthy, MD

A dialogue of the medical method of uveitis ends up in generally rewritten chapters on noninfectious (autoimmune) and infectious types of uveitis. additionally lined are endophthalmitis, masquerade syndromes, and problems of uveitis. A dialogue on ocular involvement in AIDS has been up to date. The part on immunology describes the human immune reaction in phrases that make it hugely obtainable to readers.

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2000;343:1020-1034. sides of the same coin. 24 . Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis B-Iymphocyte activation One of the major regulatory functions for helper T lymphocytes is B-lymphocyte activation. B lymphocytes are responsible for producing antibodies, which are glycoproteins that bind to a specific antigen. B lymphocytes begin as naive lymphocytes with IgM and IgD on the cell surface; these serve as the B-lymphocyte antigen receptor. Through these surface antibodies, B lymphocytes can detect epitopes on intact antigens and thus do not require antigen processing by APCs.

CHAPTER 2: Immunization and Adaptive Immunity. 19 B lymphocytes, and T lymphocytes) into efferent lymphatics and venous circulation. The intent of the immune system is conveyed back to the original site, where an effector response occurs (ie, immune complex formation or delayed hypersensitivity reaction). The following discussion covers the important aspects of each phase in more detail. Phases of the Immune Response Arc Afferent Phase The initial recognition, transport, and presentation of antigenic substances to the adaptive immune system constitute the afferent phase of the immune response arc.

Streilein Jw. Basic immunology. In: Foster CS, Vitale AT, eds. Diagnosis and Treat- ment of Uveitis. Philadelphia: Saunders; 2002:34-78. Sugita S, Ng TF, Lucas PJ, Gress RE, Streilein Jw. B7+ iris pigment epithelium T regulatory cells; both suppress CTLA-4+ T cells. J Immunol. 2006;176:118Zamiri P, Masli S, Kitaichi N, Taylor AW, Streilein Jw. lhrombospondin immune privilege of the eye. Invest Ophthalmol CLINICAL induce CD8+ 127. plays a vital role in the Vis Sci. 2005;46:908-919. EXAMPLE3-2 Therapeutic potential of immune privilege It is has practical consequences for clinical diseases, unknown whether although it is thought a role in immunologic tolerance to lens crystallins after in immunologic acceptance of corneal transplantation.

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