Possible role of mast cells in the mechanism of action of intrauterine contraceptive devices

A. Tursi, A. Mastrorilli, D. Ribatti, L. Loiudice, R. Contino, J. Claudatus

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Abstract

The presence and number of mast cells and their relationship to other inflammatory cells were investigated in smears from intrauterine contraceptive devices. The results obtained suggest a possible role of mast cells in the mechanism of action of intrauterine contraceptive devices, on the basis of the peculiar known functions of mast cells.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1064-1066
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume148
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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