Nonspecific cell-mediated immunity in patients with epidermodysplasia verruciformis.

  title={Nonspecific cell-mediated immunity in patients with epidermodysplasia verruciformis.},
  author={Walmar Roncalli Pereira de Oliveira and Solange Carrasco and Cyro Festa Neto and Peter L. Rady and Stephen K Tyring},
  journal={The Journal of dermatology},
  volume={30 3},
Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV) is a rare disease that usually begins in childhood and is characterized by a generalized infection by human papilloma virus (HPV), frequent associations with cutaneous carcinomas, and abnormalities of cell-mediated immunity (CMI). We studied nonspecific CMI in 13 patients with EV by bacterial skin tests, allergic reactions to dinitrochlorobenzene (DNCB), measurement of responses to phytohemagglutinin (PHA), and quantification of T lymphocytes and T… CONTINUE READING


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