Quantitative analysis of contact sites between mast cells and sensory nerves in cutaneous psoriasis and lichen planus based on a histochemical double staining technique

@article{Naukkarinen1991QuantitativeAO,
  title={Quantitative analysis of contact sites between mast cells and sensory nerves in cutaneous psoriasis and lichen planus based on a histochemical double staining technique},
  author={Anita Naukkarinen and Ilkka Tapani Harvima and M. L. Aalto and Rauno J. Harvima and Maija Horsmanheimo},
  journal={Archives of Dermatological Research},
  year={1991},
  volume={283},
  pages={433-437}
}
The aim of the present study was to test further our previous hypothesis that the inflammatory reaction in psoriasis is neurogenic. For this purpose, contact sites between mast cells and sensory nerves were morphometrically analysed in the basement membrane zone, papillary dermis and three dermal zones of lesional/non-lesional psoriatic and lichen planus… CONTINUE READING