The role of cytokines in the pathogenesis of cutaneous lupus erythematosus.


Cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE) is an inflammatory disease with a broad range of cutaneous manifestations that may be accompanied by systemic symptoms. The pathogenesis of CLE is complex, multifactorial and incompletely defined. Below we review the current understanding of the cytokines involved in these processes. Ultraviolet (UV) light plays a central… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cyto.2015.01.031

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