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      Patterns of Experimental Allergic Uveitis Induced by Rhodopsin and Retinal Rod Outer Segments

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          We have observed that both washed outer segments and purified rhodopsin produce primarily a posterior uveitis with little or no anterior segment inflammation if an effort is made to remove all contaminating soluble retinal antigen. The differences in the immunopathologic responses to rhodopsin compared to soluble retinal antigen may be explained by the solubility difference between these antigens. With the soluble retinal antigen there may be anterior segment inflammation and diffuse tissue necrosis. The allergic response to rhodopsin appears to be confined to the posterior segment with tissue necrosis in severe cases restricted to the anatomic distribution of rhodopsin in the outer retina.

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          Ophthalmic Res
          10.1159/issn.0030-3747
          Ophthalmic Research
          S. Karger AG
          0030-3747
          1423-0259
          1980
          1980
          03 December 2009
          : 12
          : 3
          : 165-176
          Affiliations
          Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.; National Eye Institute National Institutes of Health, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Bethesda, Md., and University of Louisville, Louisville, Ky.
          Article
          265073 Ophthalmic Res 1980;12:165–176
          10.1159/000265073
          © 1980 S. Karger AG, Basel

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