[Neuropeptides and their receptors as a molecular explanation for sensitive skin].

@article{Benecke2011NeuropeptidesAT,
  title={[Neuropeptides and their receptors as a molecular explanation for sensitive skin].},
  author={H. Benecke and S. Schneider and T. Lotts and H. Hatt and T. Luger and S. St{\"a}nder},
  journal={Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete},
  year={2011},
  volume={62 12},
  pages={
          893-9
        }
}
  • H. Benecke, S. Schneider, +3 authors S. Ständer
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie, Venerologie, und verwandte Gebiete
  • The concept of sensitive skin represents a symptom of physiological reactions rather than a disease entity. According to epidemiological studies, up to 50% of adults report on sensitivity of the face with various distinctive symptoms such as prickling, burning, tingling, pain or itching. These sensations can be mediated by receptors expressed on neurons and keratinocytes. The heat receptor TRPV1 is for example involved in nociception and mediates not only warmth but also burning. Furthermore… CONTINUE READING
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