Cutaneous immune system: Age specificities

Journal Title: Journal of Surgical Dermatology - Year 2018, Vol 3, Issue 1


The review is dedicated to the modern concepts in understanding the age-related changes of skin protective functions, with an emphasis on the impairments in interaction between the immune cells of innate and acquired immunity, resulting in a decrease in antigen-specific T cell immune surveillance in the skin. We discuss the various defects of T cells and their environment as well as focus on the issue of possible correction of T-reg and other cells activity in the skin which would increase the level of immune surveillance in elderly persons and reduce the risk of malignant neoplasms or skin infections developing.

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Markelova Elena Vladimirovna, Yana Alexandrovna Yutskovskaya, Birko Oksana Nikolaevna,Bajbarina Elena Valerjevna, Natalya Sergeevna Chepurnova


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Markelova Elena Vladimirovna, Yana Alexandrovna Yutskovskaya, Birko Oksana Nikolaevna, Bajbarina Elena Valerjevna, Natalya Sergeevna Chepurnova (2018). Cutaneous immune system: Age specificities. Journal of Surgical Dermatology, 3(1), -.