cellular infiltration


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cellular infiltration

[′sel·yə·lər in·fil′trā·shən]
(medicine)
Passage of cells into tissues in the course of inflammation.
Migration of or invasion by cells of neoplasms.
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Acute IR irradiation also increases new, leaky vessel formation and induces inflammatory cellular infiltration and (b) Heat energy, which increases skin temperature, also increases MMP-1, -3, and -12, and modulates elastin and Fibrillin synthesis, resulting in the development of solar elastosis.
Cellular infiltration is one of the cellular defense mechanisms, constituting an immediate response of tissue to an injury, evidencing the constriction of blood vessels or sinuses as well as hemocytosis, or the infiltration of hemocytes into the site of injury (Pauley & Sparks 1965, Ruddell 1971).
In this case the clinical and histopathological findings did not fulfill the criteria of eosinophilic vasculitis in which there should be damage to the elastic fibers or fibrinoid necrosis concomitant to eosinophilic cellular infiltration.

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