Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid

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Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid

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International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

The IPPF provides direct access to innovative and effective support that promotes the very best health care, improves quality of life, stimulates community resources, advocates for favorable government policies, accelerates the pace of scientific discovery and is the world’s best source of information on pemphigus and pemphigoid. We are compassionate in understanding, tireless in service, and relentless in advocating. One person at a time, we make a difference, building a community of care and hope.

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid" for support, advocacy or research.

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International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

The IPPF provides direct access to innovative and effective support that promotes the very best health care, improves quality of life, stimulates community resources, advocates for favorable government policies, accelerates the pace of scientific discovery and is the world’s best source of information on pemphigus and pemphigoid. We are compassionate in understanding, tireless in service, and relentless in advocating. One person at a time, we make a difference, building a community of care and hope.

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Last Updated: 8 Mar 2013

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The terms "Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid" returned 35 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Profile of local interleukin expression in a cohort of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid patients.
 

Author(s): Ana M Suelves, Tong Z Zhao, Sana S Siddique, C Stephen Foster

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We investigated the expression of IL-1, IL-6, IL-12, IL-13, and IL-17 in the conjunctiva of patients with ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP), also labeled as ocular mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP).

Last Updated: 14 Dec 2012

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Membrane array analysis of tear proteins in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
 

Author(s): Matilda F Chan, Robert Sack, David A Quigley, Sonal Sathe, Trinka Vijmasi, Shimin Li, Douglas Holsclaw, Erich C Strauss, Nancy A McNamara

Journal: Optom Vis Sci. 2011 Aug;88(8):1005-9.

 

To explore non-invasive, protein-based, membrane array technology as a means to evaluate the global immune and angiogenic profile of tear proteins in patients with active ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP).

Last Updated: 25 Jul 2011

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T-helper 17 lymphocytes in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
 

Author(s): Alessandro Lambiase, Alessandra Micera, Flavio Mantelli, Caterina Moretti, Antonio Di Zazzo, Eleonora Perrella, Sergio Bonini, Stefano Bonini

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T-helper 17 lymphocytes (Th17) were identified in the healthy conjunctiva and in patients with ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP), a disease characterized by chronic ocular surface inflammation.

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2009

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Use of Cross-linked Donor Corneas as Carriers for the Boston Keratoprosthesis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chemical Injuries; Unspecified Complication of Corneal Transplant; Autoimmune Diseases; Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid; Stevens Johnson Syndrome; Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Other Autoimmune Diseases

 

Last Updated: 20 Mar 2013

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Topical Infliximab in Autoimmune Eyes With Keratoprosthesis
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome; Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (Lyell) Syndrome; Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2014

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