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Association of serum inflammatory markers and diabetic retinopathy: a review of literature.

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Summary of "Association of serum inflammatory markers and diabetic retinopathy: a review of literature."

Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the western world, among the working-age people. Its exact pathogenesis, however, remains obscure. Systemic inflammation is regarded to play a significant role in diabetes by contributing, among others, to the development of diabetic retinopathy. This review focuses on the possible involvement of the systemic inflammatory markers in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy.

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Name: European review for medical and pharmacological sciences
ISSN: 2284-0729
Pages: 7113-7128

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