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Psoriasis - A Systemic Disease

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PublishedMarch 16th, 2012

Doi10.5772/2472

ISBN978-953-51-0281-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6894-2

Copyright year2012

Number of pages228

The purpose of this book is to present a comprehensive analysis of Psoriasis, a disease that affects approximately 2-3% of humanity in all countries. Psoriasis existence is surveyed since the clay tablets of Assyrians and Babylonians 3.000-5.000 years ago, thru the middle ages, the renaissance, XIX and XX centuries.

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2. History of Psoriasis

By Ines Brajac and Franjo Gruber

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3. Psoriasis: Epidemiology, Clinical and Histological Features, Triggering Factors, Assessment of Severity and Psychosocial Aspects

By Susana Coimbra, Hugo Oliveira, Américo Figueiredo, Petronila Rocha-Pereira and Alice Santos-Silva

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5. SAPHO Syndrome

By Gunter Assmann

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6. Peptidylarginine Deiminases and Protein Deimination in Skin Physiopathology

By Shibo Ying, Michel Simon, Guy Serre and Hidenari Takahara

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7. Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Psoriasis

By Robyn S. Fallen, Aupam Mitra and Hermenio C. Lima

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8. Psoriasis

By Adolfo Fernandez-Obregon

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