John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Macrophage marker 27E10 on human keratinocytes helps to differentiate discoid lupus erythematosus and Jessner’s lymphocytic infiltration of the skin Volume 9, numéro 2, March 1999

Department of Dermatology, University of Würzburg, 97080 Würzburg, Germany.
  • Page(s) : 107-10
  • Année de parution : 1999

Discoid lupus erythematosus (DLE) and Jessner's lymphocytic infiltration of the skin (LIS) are chronic inflammatory diseases which are both characterized by patchy dermal infiltrates of activated T cells. The infiltrates consist mainly of CD4+ T helper cells and contain only a few CD8+ cytotoxic T cells [1]. However, epidermal involvement with focal hydropic degeneration of the basal cell layer, atrophy or hypertrophy of the prickle [...]