Exp Dermatol 2018 Jun 12. Epub 2018 Jun 12.
Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miami Itch Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA.
Basophils are blood granulocytes and normally constitute less than 1% of blood peripheral leukocytes. Basophils share some morphological and functional similarities with mast cells, and basophils were once regarded as redundant and negligible circulating mast cells. However, recent studies reveal the indispensable roles of basophils in various diseases, including allergic and pruritic diseases. Read More