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Fig. 2. Biopsies from achalasia show a characteristic presence of mast cells in the circular smooth muscle (CSM). (A, B) Images of immunocytochemistry for anti-mast cell tryptase (green) showing mast cells (eg, arrows) in the CSM from control (A) or achalasia tissue (B). Nuclei, blue. Scale bar, 20 µm. (C) Increased mast cell number per 104 µm2 in achalasia vs control CSM. *P < 0.05 vs control.
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