Lichen Planus And Psoriasis

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Clonal T-cell populations have been found in inflammatory skin diseases such as lichen planus and psoriasis. Preferential usage of V beta 3 and/or V beta 13.1 genes by the lesional CD8+ T cells has been found in psoriatic lesions (5). Various clones of T cells have been isolated from mucosal lichen planus (6). Preferential use of V alpha 2 and V beta 3 of TCR was found on lymphocytes in mucosal lichen planus, whereas T-cells in Candida-induced lesions did not show a restricted TCR pattern (7). These data reflect the dominance of certain clones in the infiltrating T cells of lichen planus and psoriasis.

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  • Roddy
    How is lichen planus and lymphoma related?
    6 years ago

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