Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid

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Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid

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International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

The IPPF provides direct access to innovative and effective support that promotes the very best health care, improves quality of life, stimulates community resources, advocates for favorable government policies, accelerates the pace of scientific discovery and is the world’s best source of information on pemphigus and pemphigoid. We are compassionate in understanding, tireless in service, and relentless in advocating. One person at a time, we make a difference, building a community of care and hope.

Last Updated: 8 Mar 2013

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International Pemphigus and Pemphigoid Foundation

The IPPF provides direct access to innovative and effective support that promotes the very best health care, improves quality of life, stimulates community resources, advocates for favorable government policies, accelerates the pace of scientific discovery and is the world’s best source of information on pemphigus and pemphigoid. We are compassionate in understanding, tireless in service, and relentless in advocating. One person at a time, we make a difference, building a community of care and hope.

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Last Updated: 8 Mar 2013

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The terms "Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid" returned 32 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Efficacy and adverse reactions of methotrexate in the treatment of ocular cicatricial pemphigoid: A case series study.
 

Author(s): Yewen Shi, Chen Xie, Yuan He, Huifeng Liu, Binliang Zhu, Jiang Zhu

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Sep;97(38):e12338.

 

The application of methotrexate (MTX) in the treatment of autoimmune diseases has been gradually increasing, but reports of MTX treatment for advanced ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP) are extremely rare. This study investigated the efficacy and adverse reactions of low-dose MTX ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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NGF Modulates trkANGFR/p75NTR in αSMA-Expressing Conjunctival Fibroblasts from Human Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (OCP).
 

Author(s): Alessandra Micera, Barbara Stampachiacchiere, Antonio Di Zazzo, Roberto Sgrulletta, Magdalena Cortes, Eduardo Maria Normando, Alessandro Lambiase, Stefano Bonini

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In a previous study, we reported the upregulation of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) and trkANGFR expression in Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (OCP), an inflammatory and remodeling eye disease. Herein, we hypothesize a potential NGF-driven mechanism on fibroblasts (FBs) during OCP remodeling ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Neutrophil collagenase, gelatinase, and myeloperoxidase in tears of patients with stevens-johnson syndrome and ocular cicatricial pemphigoid.
 

Author(s): Samer N Arafat, Ana M Suelves, Sandra Spurr-Michaud, James Chodosh, C Stephen Foster, Claes H Dohlman, Ilene K Gipson

Journal: Ophthalmology. 2014 Jan;121(1):79-87.

 

To investigate the levels of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs), myeloperoxidase (MPO), and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinase-1 (TIMP-1) in tears of patients with Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and ocular cicatricial pemphigoid (OCP).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Clinical Trial on the Effect of Autologous Oral Mucosal Epithelial Sheet Transplantation
 

Status: Available

Condition Summary: Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency; Stevens-johnson Syndrome; Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid; Chemical Burn

 

Last Updated: 18 Apr 2016

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