Scratching Beneath the Surface: Linking Skin Pathology with Food Allergy.

Cherrier M, Cerf-Bensussan N.

Source : Immunity

2019 Oct 8

Pmid : 31117007


A link between atopic dermatitis and food allergy has long been suspected but remains elusive. In this issue, Leyva-Castillo et al. (2019) show how mechanical injury of the skin initiates a cascade of events that stimulate the expansion of mucosal mast cells and promote food anaphylaxis.

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