MHC class II antigen expression by ocular cells in proliferative diabetic retinopathy.


An immunohistological study was performed on ciliary biopsies of the pars plana obtained surgically in 10 patients suffering from diabetic retinopathy and on 15 surgical specimens of pre-retinal neovascularized membranes. Using immunofluorescence and immunoperoxidase procedures, linear deposits of IgG, IgA and complement components were found in the 8 pars… (More)


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