Behçet's Disease: From Genetics to Therapies by Yoshiaki Ishigatsubo

By Yoshiaki Ishigatsubo

This publication, in addition to reviewing easy and medical elements of Behçet's disorder, covers the most recent findings, together with genetic reports and therapy with biologics for the affliction.
Although the reason for Behçet's sickness remains to be unknown, it's popular that genetic elements, equivalent to HLA-B51, are concerned about its improvement. lately, novel susceptibility loci together with IL10, IL23R-IL12RB2, and endoplasmic reticulum aminopeptidase 1 were pointed out, offering new insights into the pathogenesis of the sickness. as well as easy study, the invaluable efficacy of anti-TNF-alpha monoclonal antibodies has additionally been steered for not just uveitis linked to the illness but in addition different subtypes of the affliction comparable to entero-, vasculo-, and neuro- Behçet's ailment. Behçet's Disease:  From Genetics to Therapies  provides crucial info either for uncomplicated researchers operating within the fields of immunology, irritation, and genetics, and for scientific physicians who're attracted to Behçet's affliction, comparable to ophthalmologists, rheumatologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, neurologists, and vascular surgeons.​

Show description

Read or Download Behçet's Disease: From Genetics to Therapies PDF

Similar rheumatology books

Gene Therapy in Inflammatory Diseases (Progress in Inflammation Research)

Gene remedy for inflammatory ailments is a brand new , burgeoning box of medication. Edited by way of the undisputed pioneers of this zone of study, this quantity is the 1st dedicated to its subject. It includes 13 chapters, every one written through leaders of their respective fields, that summarize the cutting-edge in constructing novel, gene established remedies for inflammatory ailments.

Pediatric Rheumatology in Clinical Practice

This moment version is basically for trainees and junior pediatric citizens in grownup rheumatology who could be seeing pediatric sufferers with rheumatic ailments. the fast chapters have transparent tables and lots of medical images to illustrate key good points of ailments and make allowance the reader to be good trained whilst seeing sufferers with rheumatic ailments.

Physical Examination of the Spine

From the authors of the bestselling backbone surgical procedure: methods of the alternate, here's the concise "how-to" consultant on accomplishing diagnostic backbone checks. The textual content starts off with a radical assessment of the basics, together with uncomplicated anatomy and neurology, and is going directly to systematically define assessments for the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar backbone.

Additional info for Behçet's Disease: From Genetics to Therapies

Sample text

T cell epitope expression of mycobacterial and homologous human 65-kilodalton heat shock protein peptides in short term cell lines from patients with Behçet’s disease. J Immunol. 1993;151:2273–82. Kaneko S, Suzuki N, Yamashita N, et al. Characterization of T cells specific for an epitope of human 60-kD heat shock protein (hsp) in patients with Behcet’s disease (BD) in Japan. Clin Exp Immunol. 1997;108:204–12. Shimizu J, Izumi T, Suzuki N. Aberrant Activation of Heat Shock Protein 60/65 Reactive T Cells in Patients with Behcet’s Disease.

The inhibitory cytokine IL35 contributes to regulatory T-cell function. Nature. 2007;450:566–9. 25. Bardel E, Larousserie F, Charlot-Rabiega P, Coulomb-L’Herminé A, Devergne O. Human CD4+ CD25+ Foxp3+ regulatory T cells do not constitutively express IL35. J Immunol. 2008;181:6898–905. 26. Garbers C, Hermanns HM, Schaper F, et al. Plasticity and cross-talk of interleukin 6-type cytokines. Cytokine Growth Factor Rev. 2012;23:85–97. 27. Hamzaoui K, Bouali E, Ghorbel I, Khanfir M, Houman H, Hamzaoui A.

Frank DN, St Amand AL, Feldman RA, Boedeker EC, Harpaz N, Pace NR. Molecularphylogenetic characterization of microbial community imbalances in human inflammatory bowel diseases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:13780–5. Chapter 3 Genetics Akira Meguro and Nobuhisa Mizuki Abstract The etiology of Behçet’s disease (BD) is still unclear, but currently some external environmental factors are thought to trigger BD in individuals with a particular genetic background. It is well established that BD is strongly associated with the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) class I allele, HLA-B*51, in many different ethnic groups, indicating that the HLA-B*51 allele is one of the genetic factors underlying BD.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 42 votes