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Angelakis, Emmanouil - - 2008
Nava, Santiago - - 2008
Hall, Jeffrey - - 2008
Ozarmagan, Guzin - - 2008
Currently, biological agents are used worldwide particularly in the treatment of severe psoriasis. Nevertheless dermatologists still have limited clinical experience with these promising new treatments. Biological agents should only be used in a systematic and controlled manner since they are relatively expensive, with insufficient data about their long-term efficacy and ...
Atakan, Nilgun - - 2008
For many years psoriasis was thought to be an epidermal disorder resulting from uncontrolled hyperproliferation of keratinocytes. After the discovery of T cell targeted immunosuppressive agents improving psoriasis, it has been considered as a T cell mediated autoimmune disease. Systemic agents including methotrexate, tretinoin, cydosporin have been used to treat ...
Ozcelik, Sedat - - 2008
Hydroclimatology is used successfully as a treatment modality for psoriasis, either solely or as an adjunct to more specific treatments. Climatotherapy is a type of treatment utilizing the atmosphere, temperature, humidity, sun light, sea water, thermo-mineral water and mud. Therapeutic effect is achieved through the combined action of sun light, ...
Baskan, Emel - - 2008
Psoriasis is a chronic, inflammatory disease affecting 1-3% of population. Advances in the pathogenesis of psoriasis and biotechnology have led to the development of targeted therapy named biologic agents. In this review, general information on biologic drugs are presented and literature on four biologic agents available in our country for ...
Onsun, Nahide - - 2008
Psoriasis is a common, chronic, inflammatory, multisystem disease with predominantly skin manifestations. Every patient needs to be treated individually upon to the severity of the disease, associated comorbidites and life style. Under the light of recent studies and publications proposing algorithms and treatment stratetegies psoriasis treatment is discussed here. (Turkderm ...
Aydemir, Ertugrul - - 2008
Even if it has not been completely proven, psychosomatic factors are generally agreed and most of the patients talk about stress and the other emotional traumas at the beginning of disease and at the attacks. Furthermore since it is a difficult to treat disease easily seen on the skin, cause ...
Gulekon, Ayla - - 2008
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder affecting about 1-3% of general population, is defined among Immune Mediated Inflammatory Disease (IMID) since it develops with immune associated mechanisms. It has been proposed that the chronic inflammation in psoriasis have role in the development of metabolic and vascular disorders related with ...
Ergun, Tulin - - 2008
Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory disease affecting the skin, joints and also having association with metabolic syndrome and coronary artery disease. Although recent progress has helped in elucidating the immunologic pathways and genetic basis of the disease, the etiology remains unknown. This review focuses on the role of cells ...
Gurer, Mehmet - - 2008
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder affecting 1-3% of the population and psoriatic patients constitute 6-8% of the attendants of outpatient dermatology polyclinics. Though it is a common disease with well known clinical features, current studies have focused on the pathogenesis and the treatment of the disease while little ...
Ergin, Seniz - - 2008
Familial lichen amyloidosis which is also referred to familial primary cutaneous amyloidosis is a rare clinical variant of cutaneous amyloidosis. Lichen amyloidosis is characterized by persistent, pruritic, small brown papules often located on anterior surfaces of legs which show tendency to form plaques. Amyloid deposits would be identified in papillary ...
Serarslan, Gamze - - 2008
Ichthyosis vulgaris is an autosomal dominant inherited, keratinization disorder and characterized by diffuse scaling. Acrokeratosis verruciformis is also an autosomal dominant, rare keratinization disorder and characterized by warty, brownish to skin colored papules on the dorsa of the hands and feet. We present a case of ichthyosis vulgaris coexisted with ...
Aktas, Ekrem - - 2008
Classic Kaposi'ssarcoma (KS) is usually present with asymptomatic brownish-red to purple or blue-coloured patches, plaques or nodular lesions most frequently located on the lower extremities, especially the ankles and soles. Penile Kaposi's sarcoma is very rare and usually observed in AIDS patients. Herein we present an HIV-negative 66-year-old man who ...
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