Could increased IgA induced by BAFF be the cause of IgA nephropathy development in Behcet’s disease?
Comment on: Behcet’s disease and IgA nephropathy (Rheumatol Int. 2012 Jul; 32(7):2227–9)
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KeywordsIntestinal Lamina Propria Cell Activation Factor Mesangial Deposit Aberrant Glycosylation Genital Tissue
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