Jun 1, 1977

Physiopathology of acetylcholine delayed blanch in atopics. thermographic study (author's transl)

Annales de dermatologie et de vénéréologie
E GrosshansM Gautherie

Abstract

Controversy subsists about interpretations of "delayed cholinergic blanch" in atopic dermatitis. A physical approach of this vasomotor phenomenon using infrared and cholesteric thermography and direct recording of skin temperature shows that the delayed blanch is hyperthermic and cannot be the effect of a paradoxal cholinergic vasoconstriction. In the light of the beta-adrenergic blockade theory of Szentivanyi a new physiopathological interpretation is proposed.

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Blanching
Dermatitis, Atopic
Vasomotor System
Pathologic Vasoconstriction
Acute Cholinergic Dysautonomia
Physiopathological
Vasoconstriction [PE]
Vascular Constriction (Function)
Acetylcholine Sulfate (1: 1)
Blockade

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