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Rheumatology International

, Volume 11, Issue 2, pp 87–87 | Cite as

Endothelial cell damage in rheumatoid disease correlates with complement consumption and immune complexes

  • A. D. Blann
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Public Health Endothelial Cell Cell Damage Immune Complex Endothelial Cell Damage 
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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Blann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity Hospital of South ManchesterManchesterUK

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