Evidence for eosinophil degranulation in acute appendicitis.

@article{Santosh2008EvidenceFE,
  title={Evidence for eosinophil degranulation in acute appendicitis.},
  author={Gejage Santosh and Karumathil Puthiaveetil Aravindan},
  journal={Indian journal of pathology & microbiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 2},
  pages={172-4}
}
Finding of increased numbers of eosinophils in the muscle in cases of acute appendicitis has led to the hypothesis that it may have an allergic origin. This study aimed to measure the eosinophil degranulation resulting in a rise in the serum of eosinophil granule proteins that would be expected in such cases. The levels of serum eosinophil cationic protein… CONTINUE READING