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Specific association of IL17A genetic variants with panuveitis.

Authors
  • Mucientes, Arkaitz
  • Márquez, Ana
  • Cordero-Coma, Miguel
  • Martín-Villa, José Manuel
  • Gorroño-Echebarría, Marina Begoña
  • Blanco, Ricardo
  • Díaz Valle, David
  • Benítez-del-Castillo, José Manuel
  • del Rio, María José
  • Blanco, Ana
  • Olea, Jose Luis
  • Cordero, Yolanda
  • Capella, María José
  • Gonzalez, Jacobo
  • Díaz-Llopis, Manuel
  • Ortego-Centeno, Norberto
  • Adán, Alfredo
  • Ruiz-Arruza, Ioana
  • Llorenç, Víctor
  • Fonollosa, Alejandro
  • And 1 more
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Ophthalmology
Publisher
BMJ
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2015
Volume
99
Issue
4
Pages
566–570
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2014-306106
PMID: 25595174
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

Our results clearly evidenced the role of IL17A as a novel genetic risk factor for panuveitis, thus suggesting the implication of Th17 cells in the extensive inflammation of the uveal tract that occurs in this subtype of uveitis.

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