What is the role of cytokines 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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The finding of leukocyte-mediated cytokine production, aided by fibrin cuff formation, provides a direct link between dysfunctional venous circulation and cutaneous inflammation with fibrosis. [9, 10]


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