Immune functions and recruitment of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in psoriasis.

@article{Albanesi2010ImmuneFA,
  title={Immune functions and recruitment of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in psoriasis.},
  author={Cristina Albanesi and Claudia Scarponi and Daniela Bosisio and Silvano Sozzani and Giampiero Girolomoni},
  journal={Autoimmunity},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 3},
  pages={215-9}
}
Psoriasis is one of the most common chronic T cell-mediated diseases in humans. Among the most proximal event in the innate immunity cascade driving psoriatic inflammation is the secretion of type I IFN by activated plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDC), a special DC subset strategically positioned in pre-psoriatic symptomless skin. There is an IFN-alpha… CONTINUE READING