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 37 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Identification of epitopes within integrin β4 for binding of auto-antibodies in ocular cicatricial and mucous membrane pemphigoid: preliminary report.
 

Author(s): Khwaja Aftab Rashid, C Stephen Foster, A Razzaque Ahmed

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To identify the epitopes on human β4 integrin to which the sera of patients with ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) and mucous membrane pemphigoid (MMP) without ocular involvement bind.

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2013

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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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[Systemic treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid].
 

Author(s): María Cecilia Juri, Diego S Fernández Romero, Martín H Devoto, Daniel Georgiett, Jorge O Zárate, Alejandro Malbrán

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2012 ;72(2):103-8.

 

Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) is a blistering autoimmune disease that can produce severe conjunctival damage. Its response to immunosuppressive treatment is poorly known. We describe a group of 76 patients, 62 women and 14 men. Mean age at diagnosis was 67±14 years old, with ...

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2012

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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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The Improvement of Limbal Epithelial Culture Technique by Using Collagenase to Isolate Limbal Stem Cells
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alkaline Chemical Burn Of Cornea And Conjunctival Sac; Acid Chemical Burn Of Cornea And Conjunctival Sac; Benign Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid With Ocular Involvement

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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