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Series: Current Directions in Autoimmunity
Volume: 10
Published: 26 May 2008
10.1159/000131424
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8392-3
... Abstract Psoriasis is one of the most common chronic inflammatory disorders with a stronggenetic background. Recent progress in the understanding of both the immunological as wellas the genetic basis has provided an unprecedented opportunity to move scientific insightsfrom the bench to bedside...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/isbn.978-3-8055-9152-2
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
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Series: Karger eBooks German Language Collection
Published: 25 July 2017
10.1159/000455205
EISBN: 978-3-318-06028-7
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 50
Published: 01 September 2016
10.1159/000446050
EISBN: 978-3-318-05889-5
... Abstract Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease observed in about 1-3% of the general population. About 60-90% of patients with psoriasis suffer from itching. Interestingly, in the past itch was not considered as an important symptom of psoriasis. Despite the high frequency...
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Series: Fast Facts Collection 2006-2015
Published: 01 October 2014
10.1159/isbn.978-1-908541-81-9
EISBN: 978-1-908541-81-9
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/000232303
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
... Abstract Topical therapy forms the cornerstone in the management of psoriasis. Of significant value as monotherapy in mild to moderate psoriasis, it is used predominantly as adjunctive therapy in moderate and severe forms of the disease. Over the past decade, topical treatment of psoriasis has...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/000232308
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
... Abstract With a prevalence of 2% of the general population of Europe and North America, psoriasis repre-sents one of the most common and significant dermatologic disorders. While it has been claimed that psoriasis is uncommon in children, in fact 27% of cases manifest before the age of 16 years...
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Series: Progress in Surgery
Volume: 24
Published: 17 June 1997
10.1159/000075463
EISBN: 978-3-318-00230-0
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/000232302
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
... Abstract Psoriasis is associated with numerous comorbidities that have a major impact on severely affected patients. Besides psoriatic arthritis, other diseases such as metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular diseases are becoming of major importance. In particular, patients with severe forms...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/000232304
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
..., or anthralin. It is also indicated for patients with such extensive psoriasis that topical therapy is nearly impossible. Additionally, phototherapy may be an excellent option for patients with specific medical problems for whom systemic medications such as methotrexate, cyclosporine, or biological agents may...
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Volume: 31
Published: 31 December 1979
10.1159/000287333
EISBN: 978-3-318-06164-2
... Abstract On the basis of the findings of this study it could be concluded that the hereditary proneness alone is not sufficient to cause the breakout of psoriasis. Only when additional causes intervene, the disease breaks out. The importance of stress and emotional factors in causation...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 54
Published: 21 August 2018
10.1159/000489524
EISBN: 978-3-318-06385-1
... Abstract Not much is known about the role of skin pH in skin pathophysiology, in particular in psoriasis. However, there is compelling evidence that the epidermal pH can influence the skin homeostasis and affect the skin barrier by changing the activity of cutaneous enzymes and through...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 53
Published: 13 November 2017
10.1159/000478072
EISBN: 978-3-318-06101-7
... Abstract Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease which affects millions of people worldwide. Not only can psoriasis itself be debilitating and significantly reduce an individual's quality of life, but it is also a risk factor for other systemic disorders, such as metabolic syndrome...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/000232301
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
... Abstract Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. Associated comorbidities or risks may include psoriatic arthritis, obesity, depression, smoking, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, an increased risk of cardiovascular disease with myocardial infarction, or an increased risk of lymphoma...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 38
Published: 10 July 2009
10.1159/000232310
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9152-2
... armamentarium against psoriasis, but could also increase our understanding of the pathogenesis of this disease. In brief, 2 main targets represent attractive candidates, either the keratinocyte itself or the immune system. Promising therapeutic strategies include: (1) the search for new psoriasis susceptibility...
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Series: Frontiers of Gastrointestinal Research
Volume: 34
Published: 09 July 2015
10.1159/000381583
EISBN: 978-3-318-05474-3
... complications, the new onset of paradoxical inflammation of the skin and other organs can occur in patients on anti-TNF therapy. The inflammatory bowel disease literature reports an increasing prevalence of paradoxical psoriasis. Less often, anti-TNF-induced lupus-like drug reactions with concomitant cutaneous...