The Possible Role of Trauma in Skin Tags through the Release of Mast Cell Mediators

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BACKGROUND Skin tags (ST) are common benign tumors of the skin but their etiopathogenesis is not well understood. STs arise in sites subjected to trauma. It was proved that mast cells are recruited to sites of skin trauma and increase their tumor necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) content. AIM STs are linked to obesity and frictional sites, but this has not been… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.91819

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