Immunologic aspects of atopic dermatitis

A. Giannetti, S. Pastore, G. Girolomoni

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Skin inflammation in atopic dermatitis (AD) is the results of multiple and distinct mechanisms. Cutaneous harrier dysfunction and abnormalities in cytokine production by keratinocytes create an environment that favors both chronic non-specific inflammation and allergen-specific immune responses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-125
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology
Issue number2 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 1997


  • Atopic dermatitis
  • cytokines
  • skin immune responses

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology


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