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Distribution of lymphatic vessels in normal and arthritic human synovial tissues.

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OBJECTIVES: To investigate the distribution of lymphatic vessels in normal, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) synovium. METHODS: Synovial tissues from 5 normal controls, 14 patients with RA, and 16 patients with OA were studied. Lymphatic vessels were identified by immunohistochemistry using antibodies directed against the lymphatic endothelial hyaluronan receptor (LYVE-1) and recognised blood vessel endothelial markers (factor VIII, CD34, CD31). RESULTS: Lymphatic vessels we...

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10.1136/ard.2003.005876

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Journal:
Annals of the rheumatic diseases More from this journal
Volume:
62
Issue:
12
Pages:
1227-1229
Publication date:
2003-12-01
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EISSN:
1468-2060
ISSN:
0003-4967
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English
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2012-12-19

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