John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Neuropeptides and sebaceous glands Volume 12, numéro 5, September - October 2002

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, 2630 Sugitani, Toyoma 930-0194, Japan.
  • Page(s) : 422-7
  • Année de parution : 2002

Innervation in the skin The skin is innervated by primary afferent sensory nerves, postganglionic cholinergic parasympathetic nerves, and postganglionic adrenergic and cholinergic sympathetic nerves. Sensory nerves are derived from the dorsal root ganglion and are present in all parts of the skin representing the initial somatic portion of the afferent sensory pathway. The cutaneous sensory nervous system comprises a network of fine C fibers [...]