Activated memory B cells may function as antigen-presenting cells in the joints of children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.


OBJECTIVE B cells impact the perpetuation of chronic inflammatory or autoimmune diseases in multiple ways. A role of B cells as antigen-presenting cells (APCs) in the pathogenesis of chronic arthritis in humans has been suggested; however, as of yet the presence of such B cells at the site of inflammation has not been demonstrated. This study was undertaken… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/art.30569


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