Insulitis

Insulitis is an inflammation of the islets of Langerhans of the pancreas. Pancreatic β-cells become infiltrated by mononuclear cells, leading to inflammation. This lymphocyte infiltration can result in destruction of the insulin producing beta cells of the islets, and clinical diabetes. Insulitis can be studied in the NOD mouse model of type-1 di...
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insulitis

(in″sә-li´tis) cellular infiltration of the islets of langerhans, a reaction similar to that observed in autoimmune diseases.
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insulitis

Inflammation of the islands of Langerhans, with lymphocytic infiltration which may result from viral infection and be the initial lesion of insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. ... Origin: L. Insula, island, + -itis, inflammation ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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insulitis

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′sŭ-lī′tis Definitions: 1. Inflammation of the islands of Langerhans, with lymphocytic infiltration that may result from viral infection and be the initial lesion of Type 1 diabetes mellitus.
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