Mast cells and multiple sclerosis: a quantitative analysis.

  title={Mast cells and multiple sclerosis: a quantitative analysis.},
  author={P. G. Kr{\"u}ger},
  journal={Neuropathology and applied neurobiology},
  volume={27 4},
  • P. G. Krüger
  • Published 2001 in Neuropathology and applied neurobiology
The average number of mast cells observed in multiple sclerosis (MS) plaques from four patients, was 0.35 mast cells per mm2. This number represents 1/100 of the amount found in normal human skin. Most mast cells were observed in the border zones of the MS plaques and were clustered in restricted areas along venules and capillaries, which represent the main… CONTINUE READING