Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis

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Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis

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The terms "Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis" returned 6 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

M cells are involved in pathogenesis of human contact lens-associated giant papillary conjunctivitis.
 

Author(s): Xingwu Zhong, Hongshan Liu, Aijun Pu, Xuefeng Xia, Xiaodong Zhou

Journal: Arch. Immunol. Ther. Exp. (Warsz.). ;55(3):173-7.

 

The objective was to study the pathogenesis of contact lens-associated giant papillary conjunctivitis (CL-GPC).

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2007

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Giant papillary conjunctivitis in frequent-replacement contact lens wearers: a retrospective study.
 

Author(s): P C Donshik, A D Porazinski

Journal: Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 1999 ;97():205-16; discussion 216-20.

 

A retrospective study was done of 47 patients who wore frequent-replacement contact lenses on a daily basis and replaced them every 1 day to 12 weeks. The incidence of giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) was determined, and potential risk factors that may predispose frequent-replacement ...

Last Updated: 21 Mar 2000

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Increased numbers of Langerhans cell and expression of HLA-Dr antigen in the giant papilla of patients with giant papillary conjunctivitis.
 

Author(s): T H Choi, M K Ko, J K Choe

Journal: Korean J Ophthalmol. 1996 Jun;10(1):18-23.

 

A study of histopathologic changes, ultrastructure, and expression of the HLA-Dr antigen within the giant papillae of patients with giant papillary conjunctivitis was performed to determine whether cell-mediated immune response is related to this condition. Conjunctival giant papillae ...

Last Updated: 25 Sep 1996

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