What is the role of adhesion molecules in the pathogenesis of stasis dermatitis?

Updated: Mar 27, 2020
  • Author: Scott L Flugman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Upregulation of vascular intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1), which are potent chemoattractants to keep leukocytes active in the perivascular environment, also occurs. [8]


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