Lacrimal gland structure

Known as: gland lacrimal, glands tear, Lacrimal Gland 
Paired, almond-shaped exocrine glands situated superior and posterior to each orbit of the eye that produce and secrete the watery serous component… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Patients with IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) typically have elevated serum concentrations of IgG4 and share histopathologic… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
OBJECTIVE Patients with IgG4-related systemic disease (IgG4-RSD) frequently show an incomplete response to treatment with… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) is a peculiar type of pancreatitis of presumed autoimmune etiology. AIP is diagnosed currently… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
In mammals, social and reproductive behaviours are modulated by pheromones, which are chemical signals that convey information… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
The majority of dry eye symptoms are due to a chronic inflammation of the lacrimal functional unit resulting in a loss of tear… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To compare the expression of the pro- and anti-inflammatory forms of interleukin (IL)-1 in the tear fluid and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We investigated the mechanism of tissue induction and specification using the lacrimal gland as a model system. This structure… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Aquaporin-5 (AQP5) is a water channel protein and is considered to play an important role in water movement across the plasma… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
BACKGROUND Most dry-eye symptoms result from an abnormal, nonlubricative ocular surface that increases shear forces under the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Sjögren's syndrome is a human autoimmune disease characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of salivary and lacrimal glands… (More)
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