polymorphonuclear leukocyte


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polymorphonuclear leukocyte

[¦päl·i‚mȯr·fō′nü·klē·ər ′lü·kə‚sīt]
(histology)
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The arrows (a) indicate polymorphonuclear leukocytes infiltration on the dermis.
Out of 195 patients of liver cirrhosis with ascites 10 patients (5%) had neutrocytic ascites (i.e there ascitic fluid absolute polymorphonuclear leukocyte count was = 250 cells / mm3) and out of which 3 patients (1.5%) were found to have positive ascitic fluid culture (Table 1).
Maccicckovaa, "Extra- and intracellular oxidant production in phorbol myristate acetate stimulated human polymorphonuclear leukocytes: modulation by histamine and H1- antagonist loratadine," Inflammation Research, vol.
Specifically, segmental necrotizing glomerular lesions, hyaline glomerular thrombi, wire-loop lesions, glomerular polymorphonuclear leukocyte infiltrates, vasculitis, and lupus microangiopathy were not found.
Oxidative metabolism and bactericidal capacity of polymorphonuclear leukocytes from normal young and aged adults.
van Eeden, "Release of polymorphonuclear leukocytes from the bone marrow by interleukin-8," Blood, vol.
A look at likelihood ratios for appendicitis LIKELIHOOD RATIOS POSITIVE (>10 = STRONG NEGATIVE EVIDENCE FOR (<0.1 = EVIDENCE COMBINATION OF TESTS DIAGNOSIS) AGAINST DIAGNOSIS) WBC >10.0 x [10.sup.9]/L 23.32 (95% CI, 0.03 (95% CI, CRP >8 mg/L 6.87-84.79) 0.00-0.14) WBC >10.0 x [10.sup.9]/L 20.85 (95% CI, 0.03 (95% CI, PMN cells >70% 5.47-80.27) 0.01-0.16) CRP >12 mg/L Guarding/rebound tenderness 11.34 (95% CI, 0.14 (95% CI, WBC>10.0 x [10.sup.9] 6.65-19.56) 0.08-0.24) WBC, white blood cell count; CRP, C-reactive protein; PMN, polymorphonuclear leukocyte; CI, confidence interval.
(2) Reid et al studied the composition of obstructing material in Shah tympanostomy tubes and found that it was made up of an eosinophilic coagulum that contained a polymorphonuclear leukocyte infiltrate, erythrocytes, and some gram-positive cocci.
A potent stimulant for inflammation is reactive oxygen species (ROS) and it is seen that the ability of polymorphonuclear leukocyte (PMNL) to produce ROS varies according to the severity of acne (Akamatsu and Horio, 1998).
Age related variation of some polymorphonuclear leukocyte functions.
Pulmonary hypertension and polymorphonuclear leukocyte elastase after esophageal cancer operations.

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