Intra-articular antigen-antibody reactions.

  • Hugo E. Jasin
  • Published 1987 in Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America


The role of humoral immune mechanisms in the induction, maintenance, and modulation of chronic arthritis in the two main tissues of diarthrodial joints synovial membrane and cartilage is discussed. In the synovial membrane of patients with RA, the available data suggest that there is a selective enrichment of immunoglobulin-secreting cells with restricted… (More)


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