Human immunoglobulins in intraocular inflammation.

  title={Human immunoglobulins in intraocular inflammation.},
  author={Z Tellier},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  • Z Tellier
  • Published 2007 in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
Chronic intraocular inflammation (IOI) is a heterogeneous group of rare diseases, which represents one of the leading causes of acquired and treatable blindness in adults. The main anatomical site of inflammation is the uveal tract, which is the vascular organ of the eye, but uveitis is now used to describe IOI more globally. In around 40% of the cases of uveitis an underlying systemic disease, often of autoimmune origin, can be identified. In autoimmune diseases with IOI, uveitis may be the… CONTINUE READING