ⓘ Skin immunity

                                     

ⓘ Skin immunity

Skin immunity is a property of skin that allows it to resist infections from pathogens. In addition to providing a passive physical barrier against infection, the skin also contains elements of the innate and adaptive immune systems which allows it to actively fight infections. Hence the skin provides defense in depth against will infection.

The skin acts as a barrier, a sort of sheath, made of several layers of cells and associated glands. Skin is a dynamic organ that contains a variety of cells, which contains elements of the innate and adaptive immune system that are activated when the fabric is under attack by invading pathogens. Shortly after infection, the immune adaptive response induced by dendritic cells Langerhans cells present in the epidermis, they are responsible for the capture, processing and presentation of antigens to T lymphocytes in lymphoid organs local. As a result, T-lymphocytes Express CLA molecules. Lymphocytes move into the epidermis, where they live, and T-memory cells, they thus aktiviziruyutsya and cause inflammation. The regulation of these mechanisms is associated with inflammatory skin diseases.