Serum endometrial IgG antibodies and soluble CD23 concentrations in patients with endometriosis.

@article{Odukoya1996SerumEI,
  title={Serum endometrial IgG antibodies and soluble CD23 concentrations in patients with endometriosis.},
  author={Olusegun Odukoya and Amolak S Bansal and I. J. Cooke},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  year={1996},
  volume={75 10},
  pages={927-31}
}
OBJECTIVE Serum endometrial antibodies have been found inconsistently in patients with endometriosis. Soluble CD23 is elevated in diseases associated with B cell activation. We evaluated serum levels of soluble CD23 and endometrial IgG antibodies in patients with endometriosis to determine whether there is B cell activation in this condition. DESIGN Fifty-seven patients with pelvic pain diagnosed as endometriosis and 40 patients without pelvic pain or endometriosis who had laparoscopic… CONTINUE READING