Bell's palsy: an immune complex disease.

Serum levels of C4-containing circulating immune complexes in 48 patients with Bell's palsy were studied by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) using chicken antibodies. We have previously reported elevated levels of C1q- and C3-containing immune complexes when compared to the serum of 42 healthy persons. We now found the levels of C4-containing… (More)