Clinical implications of leukocyte infiltration at the choroid plexus in (neuro)inflammatory disorders.

@article{Demeestere2015ClinicalIO,
  title={Clinical implications of leukocyte infiltration at the choroid plexus in (neuro)inflammatory disorders.},
  author={Delphine Demeestere and Claude Libert and Roosmarijn E. Vandenbroucke},
  journal={Drug discovery today},
  year={2015},
  volume={20 8},
  pages={928-41}
}
The choroid plexus (CP) is a highly vascularized organ located in the brain ventricles and contains a single epithelial cell layer forming the blood-cerebrospinal fluid barrier (BCSFB). This barrier is crucial for immune surveillance in health and is an underestimated gate for entry of immune cells during numerous inflammatory disorders. Several of these disorders are accompanied by disturbance of the BCSFB and increased leukocyte infiltration, which affects neuroinflammation. Understanding the… CONTINUE READING
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