Clinical evidence of sustained chronic inflammatory reaction in retinitis pigmentosa.

@article{Yoshida2013ClinicalEO,
  title={Clinical evidence of sustained chronic inflammatory reaction in retinitis pigmentosa.},
  author={Noriko Yoshida and Yasuhiro Ikeda and Shoji Notomi and Keijiro Ishikawa and Yusuke Murakami and Toshio Hisatomi and Hiroshi Enaida and T Ishibashi},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={120 1},
  pages={100-5}
}
PURPOSE To study the nature of inflammatory reaction in eyes of patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and its possible role in the pathogenesis of RP. DESIGN Retrospective, observational study. PARTICIPANTS AND CONTROLS Three hundred seventy-one consecutive patients diagnosed with typical RP were included in this study. We included 165 patients without active inflammatory diseases, including 20 patients diagnosed with cataract, and 36 patients diagnosed with idiopathic epiretinal membrane… CONTINUE READING