Similar topology of injury to keratinocytes and myofibres in dermatomyositis skin and muscle.


the surface of the keratinocyte. However, the autoantibodies in this patient probably cause the secondary effects including recruitment of inflammatory cells such as lymphocytes and macrophages, and these inflammatory cells may generate cytokines to promote blistering or infiltration of neutrophils. Complement weakly activated by IgG2 may contribute to this… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2008.08967.x


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