Rare Autoimmune Disorder Leads to NK, Case Study Reports

Rare Autoimmune Disorder Leads to NK, Case Study Reports

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Rare Autoimmune Disorder Leads to NK, Case Study Reports

A case study described how a woman with a rare genetic autoimmune disorder developed severe neurotrophic keratitis (NK).  Researchers say the case highlights the importance of regular follow-ups and treatment of the corneal nerves in patients with an autoimmune disorder. Titled “Neurotrophic keratitis in autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1: a case report,” the study was published in the journal BMC Ophthalmology. Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1, known as APS-1, is a genetic disease caused by…

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