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Autoimmune Retinopathy

  • Sang Jin KimEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Retina Atlas book series (RA)

Abstract

Autoimmune retinopathy (AIR) is a group of presumed immune-mediated disorders characterized by antiretinal antibodies, retinal neuronal dysfunction, and visual impairment. It is thought that AIR is caused by cross-reactivity of serum autoantibodies directed against retinal and retinal-like antigens, leading to retinal degeneration (Comlekoglu et al. 2013; Grange et al. 2014; Forooghian et al. 2015; Grewal et al. 2014).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical CenterSungkyunkwan University School of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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