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Archives of Dermatological Research

, Volume 278, Issue 6, pp 507–509 | Cite as

Effect of retinoids on natural killer cell activity

  • P. D. Pigatto
  • L. Bersani
  • F. Colotta
  • M. Morelli
  • G. F. Altomare
  • M. M. Polenghi
Short Communications

Key words

Natural killer cells Psoriasis Cystic acne Isotretinoin Etretinate 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. D. Pigatto
    • 1
    • 2
  • L. Bersani
    • 3
  • F. Colotta
    • 3
  • M. Morelli
    • 2
    • 1
  • G. F. Altomare
    • 2
    • 1
  • M. M. Polenghi
    • 2
    • 1
  1. 1.2nd Department of DermatologyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly
  2. 2.Center for Research and Care of PsoriasisMilanItaly
  3. 3.Institute of Pharmacological Research Mario NegriMilanItaly

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