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Biochemical markers of psoriasis as a metabolic disease.
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PMID:  22763973     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Psoriasis is a chronic immune mediated inflammatory skin disease with a population prevalence of 2-3%. In recent years, psoriasis has been recognized as a systemic disease associated with metabolic syndrome or its components such as: obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension and atherogenic dyslipidemia. Many bioactive substances have appeared to be related to metabolic syndrome. Based on current literature, we here discuss the possible role of adiponectin, leptin, ghrelin, resistin, inflammatory cytokines, plasminogen activator inhibitor 1, uric acid, C-reactive protein and lipid abnormalities in psoriasis and in metabolic syndrome.
Agnieszka Gerkowicz; Aldona Pietrzak; Jacek Cezary Szepietowski; Sebastian Radej; Grażyna Chodorowska
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-07-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia histochemica et cytobiologica / Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Histochemical and Cytochemical Society     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1897-5631     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Histochem. Cytobiol.     Publication Date:  2012  
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Created Date:  2012-07-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  8502651     Medline TA:  Folia Histochem Cytobiol     Country:  Poland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  19346     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Pediatric Dermatology, Medical University of Lublin.
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