Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment

Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment
Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment (Frontiers in Neuroscience) by E. Carstens and Tasuku Akiyama
Itch: Mechanisms and Treatment presents a timely update on all aspects of itch research and the clinical treatment of itch that accompanies many dermatological conditions including psoriasis, neuropathic itch, cutaneous t-cells lymphomas, and systemic diseases such as kidney and liver disease and cancer.
Composed of contributions from distinguished researchers around the world, the book explores topics such as:

  • Neuropathic itch

  • Peripheral neuronal mechanism of itch

  • The role of PAR-2 in neuroimmune communication and itch

  • Mrgprs as itch receptors

  • The role of interleukin-31 and oncostatin M in itch and neuroimmune communication

  • Spinal coding of itch and pain

  • Spinal microcircuits and the regulation of itch
Examining new findings on cellular and molecular mechanisms, the book is a compendium of the most current research on itch, its prevalence in society, and the problems associated with treatment.
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Ebook page: 464
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