Nerve-induced histamine release is of little importance in psoriatic skin.


Psoriatic plaques contain an increased number of mast cells. Both the histamine concentration and release are increased in lesional skin but the underlying mechanisms are unclear. One hypothesis is that neuropeptides transmitted from thin sensory cutaneous nerves continuously stimulate mast cell release of histamine. The aim of this study was to test this… (More)


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