Serum concentration of IL-6, IL-2, TNF-α, and IFNγ in Vitiligo patients

Indian Journal of Dermatology, 04/02/2012

An increase in the production of proinflammatory cytokines such as IL–6 and IL–2 in vitiligo patients may play an important role in melanocytic cytotoxicity. Thus, the authors speculate that the cytokine production of epidermal microenvironment may be involved in vitiligo.

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