Role of NGF and neurogenic inflammation in the pathogenesis of psoriasis.

@article{Raychaudhuri2004RoleON,
  title={Role of NGF and neurogenic inflammation in the pathogenesis of psoriasis.},
  author={Smriti Kundu Raychaudhuri},
  journal={Progress in brain research},
  year={2004},
  volume={146},
  pages={433-7}
}
A contributing role of neurogenic inflammation has provided a new dimension in understanding the pathogenesis of various cutaneous and systemic inflammatory diseases such as atopic dermatitis, urticaria, rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis and bronchial asthma. Several critical observations, such as (i) psoriasis resolves at sites of anaesthesia, (ii) neuropeptides are upregulated, and (iii) there is a marked proliferation of terminal cutaneous nerves in psoriatic plaques, encouraged us to… CONTINUE READING

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