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Prostaglandins not only have a role in inflammation, but may also be involved as mediators in the immune response. Drugs which affect prostaglandin synthesis may therefore be potential tools with which to modulate disturbed immunity. These possibilities are discussed with reference to immunity in leprosy, and in particular reversal reactions.


Journal article


Lepr Rev

Publication Date





51 - 58


Aspirin, Humans, Leprosy, Prostaglandins