ISSN: 0975-8798, 0976-156X
Mast cells are multi-tasking cells. They have both pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory effects. In the recent times their actions in various diseases have been investigated and have divulged many new facts owing to the plethora of cytokines secreted at different times under different conditions. Related aspects of the mast cells with their actions in some common oral lesions have been succinctly put together for exploring the possibility of treatment modality options involving mast cells. This overview is a collection of observations based on review of publications on the subject matter.
Published Date: 2011-03-31;