adhesion molecule CD31

adhesion molecule CD31

A clinically important minor histocompatibility antigen in humans that, when mismatched, has been implicated in GRAFT-VERSUS-HOST DISEASE. This may occur in the recipients of bone marrow from unrelated donors of even apparently identical HLA type.
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Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy and Langerhans cell histiocytosis express the cellular adhesion molecule CD31.