John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Drug eruption caused by secukinumab Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017


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Department of Dermatology, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1-1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi-ku, Kitakyushu 807-8555, Japan

The Th17 cell is a pro-inflammatory T helper cell subset defined by the production of IL-17, which plays an important role in various inflammatory diseases [1]. IL-17 exacerbates inflammatory responses through activation of various immune cells, such as neutrophils and keratinocytes. Therefore, the IL-17 axis is a key therapeutic target for the regulation of inflammatory diseases, such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis [2]. Secukinumab is an IL-17 neutralizing antibody, and widely used for the [...]