Lymphatic Transport of Melanosomes from the Tissue to the Lymph Node. An Electron Microscopic Study
Deposit of melanin-like particles in the lymph node of the healthy and diseased human as well as lipomelanic reticulosis of the lymph node associated with the various skin diseases have been reported by many investigators. This experiment was aimed to explain how the melanin reaches the lymph node from the connective tissue. However melanosomes were not put into the skin but into the abdominal cavity of the mice, because the former might injure the lymphatic capillary inducing its changed permeability (1).
KeywordsLymph Node Regional Lymph Node Abdominal Cavity Skin Disease Electron Microscopic Study
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