Prostaglandin E1 and prostaglandin F2 alpha in exudate in nickel allergy

A Lerche, H Bisgaard, V Kassis, J D Christensen, J Søndergaard

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Ten nickel-allergic patients and 5 healthy control subjects participated in a study of the kinetics of the flux and concentration of migrated leukocytes and extracellular PGE1 and PGF2 alpha during a 48 h period, using a skin chamber technique. The patients were provided with two skin chambers, one with and one without nickel challenge. A higher flux of leukocytes, PGE1 and PGF2 alpha was observed during the second day of allergen exposure, while the concentrations probably due to dilution were unchanged or diminished, indicating an unspecific role of the prostaglandins during the contact allergic reaction. No correlations were found within the groups between the migration of leukocytes and the prostaglandin content.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftActa Dermatovenereologica
Vol/bind69
Udgave nummer3
Sider (fra-til)253-6
Antal sider4
ISSN0001-5555
StatusUdgivet - 1989

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