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2020 Oct 06

Eur J Dermatol

Mast cell and thymic stromal lymphopoietin (TSLP) expression positively correlates with pruritus intensity in dermatitis herpetiformis.


Xia Q, Liu T, Wang J, Sun L, Chen X, Liu Y, Lu X, Liu H, Sun Y, Zhang FR
Eur J Dermatol. 2020 Oct 06.
PMID: 33021479.


Pruritus is one of the leading symptoms of dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), however, studies on the pathogenesis of pruritus are scarce. Currently, skin mast cells (MCs) have been indicated to play a role in pruritus in autoimmune bullous disease.