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Dermatologic immunity.


Dermatologic immunity.

Ed. by Brian J. Nickoloff and Frank O. Nestle.

S. Karger, AG


381 pages



Current directions in autoimmunity; v.10


Nickeloff (skin cancer research, Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center, Chicago) and Nestle (cutaneous medicine and immunotherapy, King's College, London School of Medicine at Guy's, UK) assemble 19 review articles on autoimmune disease processes that affect the skin, covering both humoral and cellular immunity. The etiology, cellular and molecular mechanisms, therapeutic strategies, and pathophysiology of diseases such as psoriasis, dermatitis, cutaneous lupus erythematosus, vitiligo, and scleroderma are discussed by individuals in dermatology, genetics, immunology, and pathology who are based around the world. The book is aimed at clinical researchers, students, allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, and internists.

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