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Skin Immune System
Cutaneous Immunology and Clinical Immunodermatology
Third Edition
edited by
Jan D. Bos

Skin Immune System, Third Edition provides an overview of the skin immune system (SIS), the latest dermatological research in cutaneous immunology, a totally updated section on immunodermatological diseases, and six new chapters.

Contents:

  1. Skin immune system (SIS)
  2. A history of immunodermatology
  3. Comparative immunology of the integument
  4. The immunogenetics of inflammatory skin disease
  5. The keratinocyte
  6. Lymphocyte subpopulations of the skin
  7. Langerhans cells and other skin dendritic cells
  8. Monocytes and macrophages in human skin
  9. Endothelial cells of blood and lymphatic vessels
  10. Mast cells
  11. Neutrophils, eosinophils, and basophils in the skin immune system
  12. Free radicals
  13. Defensins and cathelicidins
  14. Complement as a part of the skin immune system
  15. The skin cytokine network
  16. Chemokines of human skin
  17. Neuropeptides in the skin
  18. Signal transduction pathways in the skin
  19. Epidermis as a pro-inflammatory organ
  20. Adhesion molecules and inflammatory cell migration pathways in the skin
  21. Physiology and pathology of skin photoimmunology
  22. The skin immune system and tumor immunosurveillance
  23. Some congenital immunodeficiencies and their dermatological manifestations
  24. Immunobullous diseases
  25. Lichen planus and graft-vs.-host disease
  26. Lupus erythematosus
  27. Cutaneous vasculitis
  28. Urticarial vasculitis
  29. Immunological mechanisms of cutaneous adverse drug reactions
  30. Atopic dermatitis
  31. Allergic contact dermatitis
  32. Psoriasis
  33. Viral infections
  34. Fungal infections
  35. Parasitic infections
  36. Tumors of skin-homing lymphocytes
  37. Immunomodulatory drugs
  38. Therapeutic manipulation of the complement system in dermatology
  39. Immunological strategies to fight skin cancer
  40. Photo(chemo)therapeutic modulation of the skin immune system
  41. Biologicals for the treatment of immune-mediated skin disease
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Skin Immune System
Cutaneous Immunology and Clinical Immunodermatology
Third Edition
edited by Jan D. Bos

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