chapter  26
Microvascular-Epithelial Exudation of Bulk Plasmain Airway Defense, Disease, and Repair
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I. Introduction Through the last two and a half millennia different humoral (exudative) hypotheses of rhinitis and asthma have attracted interest (1). However, as a result of intriguing but grave misconceptions plasma exudative processes and mechanisms in the airways may not always have received proper attention, not even in modem times (1 ).