Uveitis pp 191-196 | Cite as

Type II Hypersensitivity

  • E. Mitchel Opremcak


In autoimmune diseases with a type II hypersensitivity mechanism, autoantibodies are directed against cell-associated antigens. Subsequent activation of complement and recruitment of leukocytes result in local tissue inflammation.


Bullous Pemphigoid Hypersensitivity Mechanism Lens Protein Circulation Immune Complex Sympathetic Ophthalmia 
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  • E. Mitchel Opremcak
    • 1
  1. 1.The Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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