, Volume 32, Issue 11, pp 1474–1475 | Cite as

Is local antigen persistence responsible for the chronicity of the experimental immune arthritis of the rabbit?

  • H. A. Ménard
  • J. Dion
Haematologica, Immunologica


Local antigen trapping in the cartilaginous intra-articular structures can be present without histological evidence of synovitis and is therefore, not necessarily causally related to chronic inflammation.


Arthritis Chronic Inflammation Synovitis Histological Evidence Local Antigen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. A. Ménard
    • 1
  • J. Dion
    • 1
  1. 1.Rheumatic Diseases Unit, Immuno-rheumatology LaboratoryMedical School CenterSherbrookeCanada

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