Pentraxin-3 as a local inflammatory marker in chronic spontaneous urticaria.


BACKGROUND The pentraxin family plays an important role in the acute phase response to immune-inflammatory processes. The short pentraxin, C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) activity, reflecting the systemic effects of inflammatory mediators associated with the disease. It is known, that the long pentraxin, pentraxin… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cyto.2015.04.016