Cytotoxic immune cell in sick and healthy skin a key to understanding vitiligo

Posted by on February 20, 2017 12:53 pm
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With the aid of thousands of skin biopsies and over a hundred kilograms of skin, researchers have observed how two subgroups of immune cell behave in healthy skin. This functional dichotomy is preserved in the inflammatory diseases psoriasis and vitiligo. The study opens the way for more targeted local treatments for patchy inflammatory skin disorders.

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