Quantifying mast cells in bladder pain syndrome by immunohistochemical analysis.

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OBJECTIVES To evaluate a simple method for counting mast cells, thought to have a role in the pathophysiology of bladder pain syndrome (BPS, formerly interstitial cystitis, a syndrome of pelvic pain perceived to be related to the urinary bladder and accompanied by other urinary symptoms, e.g. frequency and nocturia), as >28 mast cells/mm(2) is defined as… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2008.07576.x

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@article{Larsen2008QuantifyingMC, title={Quantifying mast cells in bladder pain syndrome by immunohistochemical analysis.}, author={Mathilde S. Larsen and Svend O Mortensen and J\orgen Nordling and Thomas Horn}, journal={BJU international}, year={2008}, volume={102 2}, pages={204-7; discussion 207} }