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Inflammation

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Which of the following cell types is most likely to cause histamine mediated increased vascular permeability? (LQ)



A Endothelial cells
B Fibroblasts

C Lymphocytes
D Mast cells

Ans. D Mast cells

a. Vasoactive amines are important mediators of the early signs and symptoms of acute inflammation.

b. Two important vasoactive amines are histamine and serotonin.

c. Neuropeptides, such as substance P, can cause vasodilation and increased vascular permeability directly and by stimulating histamine release by mast cells.

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