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IgG, albumin and total IgG index in the aqueous humour of eyes with pseudoexfoliation syndrome

Moreno-Montañés J [SP], Lajara Blesa J.
Departamento de Oftalmología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Magazine: Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica

Date: Jun 1, 1995

Ophthalmology [SP]

IgG and albumin in the aqueous humour and serum were studied using kinetic nephelometry, carried out on 34 eyes with pseudoexfoliation and 31 normal eyes (control group).

The results show a rupture in the hemato-aqueous barrier for IgG and albumin in the group of eyes with pseudoexfoliation and glaucoma, and only for albumin in the group of eyes with pseudoexfoliation without glaucoma.

The calculation of the total IgG index rules out the existence of a primary or associated immunological mechanism in eyes with this syndrome.

CITATION Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 1995 Jun;73(3):249-51

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