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Table 2 Inflammatory markers in MeTS and skin-related conditions

From: Metabolic syndrome and the skin: a more than superficial association. Reviewing the association between skin diseases and metabolic syndrome and a clinical decision algorithm for high risk patients

Metabolic syndrome

IL-4, IL-6, IL-7, IL-8, IL-9, IL-10, G-CSF, TNF-α, VEGF, PDGF-BB, GM-CSF, RANTES


IL-1, IL-2, IL-6, IL-12, IL-15, IL-22, IL-23, IFN-γ, TNF-α

Lichen planus


Atopic dermatitis

IL-4, IL-5, IL-12, IL-13, IL-16

  1. IL interleukin, G-CSF granulocyte-colony stimulating factor, TNF-α tumor necrosis factor-α, VEGF vascular endothelial growth factor, PDGF-BB BB isoform of the platelet derived growth factor, GM-CSF granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor, RANTES regulated on activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted (chemokine, also known as CCL-5), IFN-γ interferon-γ, IP-10 interferon gamma-induced protein 10, MCP-1 monocyte chemoattractant protein 1, MIG monokine induced by gamma interferon