The Role of Intereukin-31 in Pathogenesis of Itch and Its Intensity in a Course of Bullous Pemphigoid and Dermatitis Herpetiformis.
- Lilianna Kulczycka-Siennicka,
- Anna Cynkier,
- Elżbieta Waszczykowska,
- Anna Woźniacka,
- Agnieszka Żebrowska
Biomed Res Int 2017 20;2017:5965492. Epub 2017 Jul 20.
Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Medical University of Lodz, Poland Hallera Square No. 1, 90-647 Lodz, Poland.
Itch which is one of the major, subjective symptoms in a course of bullous pemphigoid and dermatitis herpetiformis makes those two diseases totally different than other autoimmune blistering diseases. Its pathogenesis is still not fully known. The aim of this research was to assess the role of IL-31 in development of itch as well as to measure its intensity. Read More