Mechanisms of action of intravenous immunoglobulin in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
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- Bayry, J., Thirion, M., Misra, N. et al. Neurol Sci (2003) 24: s217. doi:10.1007/s10072-003-0081-7
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Intravenous immunoglobulins (IVIg) exert a broad range of immunoregularoty functions that provide a basis for the beneficial effects of IVIg in autoimmune and systemic inflammatory disorders. This review focuses on the effects f IVIg on humoral and cellular inmmunity that may be of relevance for the treatment of inflammatory neurological diseases.