Autoimmune retinopathy in a patient with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

3 Scopus citations

Abstract

Purpose: To present a case of autoimmune retinopathy resulting from a mutation in the autoimmune regulator (AIRE) gene. Design: Case Study Methods: Case Review Results: Mild improvement of goldmann visual field following treatment with systemic and local immunosuppression. Conclusions: There are a limited number of cases linking autoimmune retinopathy with a mutation in the AIRE gene. Further research is needed to find more effective treatment and to prevent tissue damage.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-157
Number of pages5
JournalOcular Immunology and Inflammation
Volume21
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2013

Keywords

  • AIR: Autoimmune retinopathy
  • AIRE: Autoimmune regulator gene

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Autoimmune retinopathy in a patient with autoimmune polyendocrine syndrome type I'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this