Th1 polarization of the immune response in uveitis in Behcet's disease


Ilhan F., Demir T. , Tuerkcuoglu P., Turgut B., Demir N., Goedekmerdan A.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY-JOURNAL CANADIEN D OPHTALMOLOGIE, vol.43, no.1, pp.105-108, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 43 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.3129/i07-179
  • Title of Journal : CANADIAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY-JOURNAL CANADIEN D OPHTALMOLOGIE
  • Page Numbers: pp.105-108

Abstract

Background: It has been reported that abnormalities in the balance of T-helper cells type 1/2 (Th1/Th2) may account for the pathophysiology of human autoimmune diseases. The purpose of this study was to define the role of the Th1/Th2 balance in the pathogenesis of uveitis in Behcet's disease (BD).