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Immunohistological Studies in Neuro-Behçet’s Disease

  • Shunsei Hirohata
  • Hajime Arai
  • Toshiharu Matsumoto
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 528)

Conclusion

These results indicate that the infiltration of T lymphocytes and the induction of apoptosis of neurons play a pivotal role in the pathogenesis of NB. It is suggested that proinflammatory cytokines might be involved in the induction of apoptosis of neurons.

Keywords

Proinflammatory Cytokine Mass Lesion Cerebral Angiography Neurologic Involvement Genital Ulcer 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shunsei Hirohata
    • 1
  • Hajime Arai
    • 2
  • Toshiharu Matsumoto
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineTeikyo University School of MedicineItabashi-kuJapan
  2. 2.Juntendo University School of MedicineTokyoJapan

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