Birdshot Chorioretinopathy

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Birdshot Chorioretinopathy

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The terms "Birdshot Chorioretinopathy" returned 13 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Multimodal imaging of the disease progression of birdshot chorioretinopathy.
 

Author(s): Michel M Teussink, Paulien I Huis In Het Veld, Lieuwe A M de Vries, Carel B Hoyng, B Jeroen Klevering, Thomas Theelen

Journal: Acta Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec;94(8):815-823.

 

To study outer retinal deterioration in relation to clinical disease activity in patients with birdshot chorioretinopathy using fundus autofluorescence and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Endoplasmic Reticulum Aminopeptidase 1 (ERAP1) Polymorphism Relevant to Inflammatory Disease Shapes the Peptidome of the Birdshot Chorioretinopathy-Associated HLA-A*29:02 Antigen.
 

Author(s): Carlos Alvarez-Navarro, Adrian Martín-Esteban, Eilon Barnea, Arie Admon, José A López de Castro

Journal: Mol. Cell Proteomics. 2015 Jul;14(7):1770-80.

 

Birdshot chorioretinopathy is a rare ocular inflammation whose genetic association with HLA-A*29:02 is the highest between a disease and a major histocompatibility complex (MHC) molecule. It belongs to a group of MHC-I-associated inflammatory disorders, also including ankylosing spondylitis, ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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A genome-wide association study identifies a functional ERAP2 haplotype associated with birdshot chorioretinopathy.
 

Author(s): Jonas J W Kuiper, Jessica Van Setten, Stephan Ripke, Ruben Van 'T Slot, Flip Mulder, Tom Missotten, G Seerp Baarsma, Laurent C Francioli, Sara L Pulit, Carolien G F De Kovel, Ninette Ten Dam-Van Loon, Anneke I Den Hollander, Paulien Huis in het Veld, Carel B Hoyng, Miguel Cordero-Coma, Javier Martín, Victor Llorenç, Bharti Arya, Dhanes Thomas, Steven C Bakker, Roel A Ophoff, Aniki Rothova, Paul I W De Bakker, Tuna Mutis, Bobby P C Koeleman

Journal: Hum. Mol. Genet.. 2014 Nov;23(22):6081-7.

 

Birdshot chorioretinopathy (BSCR) is a rare form of autoimmune uveitis that can lead to severe visual impairment. Intriguingly, >95% of cases carry the HLA-A29 allele, which defines the strongest documented HLA association for a human disease. We have conducted a genome-wide association ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Birdshot Chorioretinopathy" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Birdshot chorioretinopathy: current knowledge and new concepts in pathophysiology, diagnosis, monitoring and treatment.
 

Author(s): Evangelos Minos, Robert J Barry, Sue Southworth, Annie Folkard, Philip I Murray, Jay S Duker, Pearse A Keane, Alastair K Denniston

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Birdshot chorioretinopathy (BCR) is a rare form of chronic, bilateral, posterior uveitis with a distinctive clinical phenotype, and a strong association with HLA-A29. It predominantly affects people in middle age. Given its rarity, patients often encounter delays in diagnosis leading ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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