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An immunohistological study of nasal and paranasal mucosa of patients with relapsing chronic sinusitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6463528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Mucosal specimens from patients with chronic sinusitis have been immunohistologically investigated. Secretory IgA was found decreased in type 1 (relapsing type sinusitis) whereas C3 was increased. Lysozyme was decreased or deplated in longstanding cases (type 2). Fibronectin was found both in type 1 and type 2 chronic sinusitis. It was concluded that depletion of IgA and lysozyme with activation of C3 and fibronectin interferes with the successful treatment of sinusitis.
M Ishida; T Matsunaga; H Uda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Rhinology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0300-0729     ISO Abbreviation:  Rhinology     Publication Date:  1984 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-09-07     Completed Date:  1984-09-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0347242     Medline TA:  Rhinology     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  115-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Complement C3 / analysis
Fibronectins / analysis
Immunoglobulin A, Secretory / analysis
Muramidase / analysis
Nasal Mucosa / immunology*
Paranasal Sinuses / immunology*
Sinusitis / immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Complement C3; 0/Fibronectins; 0/Immunoglobulin A, Secretory; EC

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