mesangial cell

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mes·an·gi·al cell

a phagocytic cell in the capillary tuft of the renal glomerulus, interposed between endothelial cells and the basement membrane in the central or stalk region of the tuft.
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Those in the kidneys included interstitial inflammatory cell infiltration, kidney tubular hyperemia, endothelial cell swelling, and intercapillary cell proliferation.
The possible reason the concentration of serum IL-6 in patients with HFRS increased at early stage is that, after the HFRS virus infects the body, it proliferates in immune cells, fibroblast cells, epidermic cells, and intercapillary cells. It activates these cells, enabling them to generate more IL6.