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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

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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...