Alterations in mast cells showing tryptase and chymase activity in epithelializating and chronic wounds.

Mast cells can be found in contact with epidermis in certain circumstances; especially in chronic inflammatory skin diseases and chronic ulcers, but the significance of this association is obscure. In this study, the association of mast cells with wound healing was studied by counting mast cells in the wound edges at different stages after wounding the… CONTINUE READING