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The effect of IgG levels on the number of natural killer cells and their Fc receptors in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of neurology
Publication Date
Volume
18
Issue
6
Pages
919–924
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-1331.2010.03333.x
PMID: 21219545
Source
Medline
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Abstract

The study implies that IVIg infusion induces a substantial decline in the number of peripheral NK cells and a suppression of NK-cell-mediated cytotoxicity. We propose that these impairments of the NK cells contribute to the therapeutic effect of IVIg in CIDP.

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