Inflammatory cells in skin immunological infiltrations

Ryszard Matusiewicz, Anna Rotkiewicz-Piorun

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Cell composition was tested in 64 patients with atopic asthma, and in 62 healthy patients after inducing an inflammatory infiltration by grass pollens allergen; PAF-acether; tuberculin; DNCB; and mechanical injury in hours 0.5, 3, 6, 12, 48, and 72 after evoking the infiltrations. The evaluation was done according to the Southam method and through skin biopsy. Similarities in cell composition in inflammatory infiltrations at the observed time intervals were significant and seem to be independent of the mechanisms evoking the inflammatory reaction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)602-610
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes


  • Inflammatory cells
  • Migration cells
  • Skin immunological infiltrations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology


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