Analysis of the impact of allergy and atopy on new onset of uveitis.

@article{Grajewski2017AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of the impact of allergy and atopy on new onset of uveitis.},
  author={Rafael S. Grajewski and Niusha Barahmand Pour and Katja Burian and Albert Caramoy and Bernd Kirchhof and Claus Cursiefen and Ludwig M. Heindl},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  year={2017},
  volume={95 3},
  pages={
          e236-e241
        }
}
PURPOSE The inappropriate immune response to harmless foreign and self-antigens is a common feature of allergy, atopy and autoimmune disease. The influence of environmental factors in the initiation of autoimmunity is not well understood. It is conceivable that immune responses to allergens may also serve as a trigger of bystander immune reactions, including autoimmunity such as uveitis. Therefore, we wanted to investigate the prevalence of allergies and atopy in patients with different types… CONTINUE READING

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