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Lymphocyte subpopulations B, T and null—In Oral Submucous Fibrosis


The circulating T, B and null cell populations were quantified in Oral Submucous Fibrosis (O.S. M.F.), a disease found almost exclusively in Indians. The absolute null count was significantly increased (Sem=8.0122, n=32) while the absolute T lymphocytes were significantly decreased (Sem=3.6250, n=32). The B-cell populations were within normal limits.

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Phatak, A.G. Lymphocyte subpopulations B, T and null—In Oral Submucous Fibrosis. Indian J Otolaryngol 31, 72–75 (1979).

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  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Levamisole
  • Lymphocyte Subpopulation
  • Null Cell
  • Absolute Count