Platelet involvement in cutaneous small vessel vasculitis.


BACKGROUND Secretory products of platelets serve important functions in inflammation and thrombosis. Participation of platelets in the tissue reaction associated with cutaneous small vessel vasculitis has not yet been evaluated, so we systematically investigated the presence of platelet aggregates in inflamed microvessels. METHODS Thirty-six biopsies… (More)


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