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An Official Publication of the Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathologists

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Year : 2003  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 31-33
Eosinophils in health and disease: An overview

Department of Oral Pathology. Ragas Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India

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S Nalinkumar
Department of OP, Ragas Dental College and Hospital 21102, East coast road Uthandi, Chennai 119
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Eosinophils are granulocytes, which are present in a variety of diseases. They perform numerous important functions and play a key role in defense against various diseases. The structure, contents of granules, functions, activation, emigration, infiltration and degranulation of eosinophils are discussed in this article. Eosinophilia and associated oral diseases are also mentioned.

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