Predominance of Th1 immune response in diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis.

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OBJECTIVE Lupus nephritis, which shows various histologic patterns, is a serious complication of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). We previously demonstrated the importance of Thl cell-mediated immune response in patients with diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis (DPLN). The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between the peripheral blood… (More)

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@article{Masutani2001PredominanceOT, title={Predominance of Th1 immune response in diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis.}, author={Kohsuke Masutani and Masazumi Akahoshi and Kazuhiko Tsuruya and Mika Tokumoto and Toshiharu Ninomiya and Tetsuya Kohsaka and K. Fukuda and H.. Kanai and Hiroaki Nakashima and T. Otsuka and Hideki Hirakata}, journal={Arthritis and rheumatism}, year={2001}, volume={44 9}, pages={2097-106} }