Increased Langerhan cell density and corneal nerve damage in diabetic patients: Role of immune mechanisms in human diabetic neuropathy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cornea
  • Diabetic Neuropathies
  • Langerhans Cells

abstract

  • Utilising in vivo corneal confocal microscopy we have demonstrated increased LCs in diabetic patients particularly in the earlier phases of corneal nerve damage suggestive of an immune mediated contribution to corneal nerve damage in diabetes.

publication date

  • February 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3017662

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.clae.2010.08.007

PubMed ID

  • 20851037

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 7

end page

  • 11

volume

  • 34

number

  • 1