Implicating Dendritic Cells In The Pathogenesis Of Anterior Uveitis 
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Michael is a research scientist at the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

                       

Implicating Dendritic Cells In The Pathogenesis Of Anterior Uveitis 

Uveitis is a potentially blinding condition whereby inflammation may irreversibly damage the delicate intraocular structures. It can be associated with infections, other systemic autoimmune conditions, or may be idiopathic. Anterior uveitis (AU), is the most common type and is defined as occurring within the anterior chamber of the eye. There is currently no one unifying hypothesis for the pathogenesis of AU. Dendritic cells (DC) are considered key initiators of inflammation through their role of antigen presentation and have thereby been...

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