[The role of eosinophilic granulocytes for the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis /neurodermatitis. Eosinophilic products as markers of disease activity].

  • Alexander Kapp
  • Published 1993 in
    Der Hautarzt; Zeitschrift fur Dermatologie…
Recent data provide increasing evidence for an immunological basis of atopic dermatitis (AD). Atopyspecific helper T cells (Th2-like T cells) may play a pathogenic role by producing and releasing cytokines that are relevant for the allergic inflammation, such as IL-4, IL-5 and other growth factors. It is suggested that eosinophils play a major role as… CONTINUE READING