Example sentences for: infiltration

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  • Inhibition of white blood cell infiltration and elevation of nitric oxide synthesis

  • Previous studies have indicated that solid tumors can be resistant to the infiltration of tumor-specific T cells.

  • Monocyte/macrophage infiltration has a key role in the pathogenesis of chronic arthritis [ 8 ] . The release of pro-inflammatory cytokines, chemokines, growth factors, and enzymes by the synovial lining macrophages is important for the onset, propagation, and flare of arthritic inflammation [ 9 ] . The finding that the number of synovial tissue macrophages is correlated with joint destruction in rheumatoid arthritis is evidence of their importance [ 9 10 ] . Monocytes and macrophages are believed to have a similar role in other chronic inflammatory joint diseases, such as gout [ 11 ] and psoriatic arthropathy [ 12 ] . Therefore in this study we assessed the effects of mactinin on monocyte chemotaxis in vitro . We have also tested synovial fluid from patients with various types of arthritis, including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, reactive arthritis, gout, and ankylosing spondylitis, for the presence of the monocyte/macrophage maturation-promoting fragment, mactinin.

  • The injured lung is characterized by an excessive amount of extravascular lung water that accumulates in interstitial and alveolar compartments and by an infiltration of lung structures by inflammatory cells.

  • Sulfasalazine (SSZ) is a widely used and highly effective anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis [ 1 2 3 ] . SSZ is also being used with increasing frequency in the treatment of various rheumatolgical disorders [ 4 5 6 7 ] . SSZ is preferred over other agents such as gold and penicillamine in rheumatology patients due to its more favorable side effect profile [ 8 9 10 ] . Nonetheless, rash, fever, and dyspepsia occur in 3% to 20% of treated patients [ 7 11 12 ] . These reactions are usually dose dependent and improve with dose reduction or discontinuation [ 7 12 ] . However, more serious but less common side effects have also been reported [ 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 ] . We now report a severe systemic reaction to SSZ in a 21-year-old female with rheumatoid arthritis characterized by granulomatous infiltration of the bone marrow, colon and small bowel as well as cholestatic hepatitis and seizures.


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