Plasma cells or plasmacytoid dendritic cells in sarcoidosis?

  • Letter to the Editor
  • Colin L Crawford, Peter MD Hardwicke
  • Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, November 2012, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/cup.12050

Experimental leprosy: a model of epithelioid cell granuloma

What is it about?

For the first time, an animal model of human granulomatous disorders such as leprosy has been produced

Why is it important?

It will lead to a diagnostic test for leprosy and eventually for tuberculosis and help to elucidate the mechanism of inflammation in sarcoidosis, Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis

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