Neurological Sciences

, Volume 24, Supplement 4, pp s217–s221

Mechanisms of action of intravenous immunoglobulin in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases

  • J. Bayry
  • M. Thirion
  • N. Misra
  • N. Thorenoor
  • S. Delignat
  • S. Lacroix-Desmazes
  • B. Bellon
  • S. Kaveri
  • M. D. Kazatchkine
BASIC STUDIES

DOI: 10.1007/s10072-003-0081-7

Cite this article as:
Bayry, J., Thirion, M., Misra, N. et al. Neurol Sci (2003) 24: s217. doi:10.1007/s10072-003-0081-7

Abstract.

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.

Key words

AutoimmunityImmune regulationIntravenous immunoglobulins

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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bayry
    • 1
  • M. Thirion
    • 1
  • N. Misra
    • 1
  • N. Thorenoor
    • 1
  • S. Delignat
    • 1
  • S. Lacroix-Desmazes
    • 1
  • B. Bellon
    • 1
  • S. Kaveri
    • 1
  • M. D. Kazatchkine
    • 1
  1. 1.INSERM U430 and Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Institut des CordeliersParis