John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Immunohistochemical study of the early histopathologic changes occurring in trauma-injured skin of psoriatic patients Volume 9, numéro 2, March 1999

Department of Dermatology, Università Cattolica Sacro Cuore, L. go A. Gemelli, 8, 00168 Rome, Italy.
  • Page(s) : 102-6
  • Année de parution : 1999

Psoriasis is a proliferative disorder of unknown aetiology, although many observations indicate that it might be a T cell-mediated disease triggered by streptococcal superantigen [1-2]. A number of important factors have been identified as relevant in the pathogenesis of psoriatic skin lesions: keratinocyte proliferation, vascular alterations [3-5] and activation of T lymphocytes, dermal macrophages and dendritic cells [6-10]. The close [...]