Modern management of psoriasis

Sharizan Abdul Ghaffar, Suzanne E. Clements, Christopher E M Griffiths

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    Abstract

    Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition which affects 2% of the population The impairment of quality of life in patients with psoriasis is significant T cell activation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis Traditional systemic therapies are effective but continuous use can be limited by side effects Biologics offer a new treatment option that targets specific stages of the inflammatory pathway Psychological management is a useful adjunct to standard psoriasis treatments.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)564-568
    Number of pages4
    JournalClinical Medicine, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of London
    Volume5
    Issue number6
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2005

    Keywords

    • Biologics
    • Immunology
    • Psoriasis
    • Psychology

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