TITLE

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS OF MICROCIRCULATORY DISTURBANCES

AUTHOR(S)
Redisch, Walter; Terry, Erwin N.; Messina, Edward J.; Clauss, Roy H.
PUB. DATE
January 1970
SOURCE
Angiology;Jan1970, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have found predictable changes in the morphology and rheology of surface microvessels in some rheumatic disease entities. We believe that these changes are related to changes in plasma proteins and the presence of antibody-antigen complexes. It seems immaterial whether such antibody formation is based on autoimmunity or induced by exogenous factors or agents. We postulate that in this group of diseases the diversity of clinical manifestations and the varying involvement of several to almost all organ systems might be due to a primary microangitis.
ACCESSION #
16507725

 

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