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We hope you enjoy and find the information provided in this book useful in your research or practice. We urge that you continue to keep abreast of the new developments in psoriasis and share your knowledge so that we may advance treatment and cures of psoriasis.

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PsoriasisEdited by Jennifer Soung

Published: February 15th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1492

ISBN: 978-953-307-878-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6743-3

Copyright year: 2012

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14 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

37 Dimensions Citations


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1. Psoriasis and Stem Cells

By Kaiming Zhang, Guohua Yin, Xinhua Li, Xuping Niu, Ruixia Hou, Ruifeng Liu and Junqin Li


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2. Pathogenesis of Psoriasis: The Role of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Produced by Keratinocytes

By Anna Balato, Nicola Balato, Matteo Megna, Maria Schiattarella, Serena Lembo and Fabio Ayala


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3. Wound Repair Studies Reveal New Insights to Psoriasis

By Chee Ren Ivan Lam, Ming Jie Tan, Yan Yih Goh, Mark Boon Yang Tang and Nguan Soon Tan


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4. Psoriatic Skin Models: A Need for the Pharmaceutical Industry

By Jessica Jean, Martha Estrella Garcia-Pérez and Roxane Pouliot


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5. Detecting Psoriasis Arthritis Early in the Disease Course – Why This is Important and How Dermatologists and Rheumatologists Can Successfully Cooperate?

By Peter Härle


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6. Head and Neck Psoriasis

By Sebastiano Bucolo, Valerio Torre, Giuseppe Romano, Carmelo Quattrocchi, Maura Filidoro and Claudio Caldarelli


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7. Metabolic Features in Psoriasis

By Giulia Ganzetti, Anna Campanati, Giulia Liberati and Annamaria Offidani


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8. UVB and Vitamin D in Psoriasis

By A. Osmancevic


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9. Nail Psoriasis

By Eckart Haneke


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10. Psoriasis and Stress – Psoriasis Aspect of Psychoneuroendocrinology

By F.Z. Zangeneh, A. Fazeli and F.S. Shooshtary


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11. Personality in Patients with Psoriasis

By Ramón Martín-Brufau, Jorge C. Ulnik, Carmen Brufau Redondo and Francisco-Javier Corbalán Berná


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12. The Role of Immune Response and the Impact of Biological Drugs in Psoriasis Patients

By Amedeo Amedei and Mario Milco D’Elios


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13. Infliximab Therapy for Plaque Psoriasis: The UCL Experience

By Pierre-Dominique Ghislain


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14. Systemic Cyclosporin in the Treatment of Psoriasis

By Delia Colombo and Antonino Di Pietro


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15. Topical Therapies for Psoriasis

By Amitava Mitra and Ercem Atillasoy


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16. Biotech on the Rise: The Treatment of Psoriasis with Biological Drugs

By Daria Capece, Valeria Iansante, Mariafausta Fischietti, Daniela Verzella, Maria Concetta Fargnoli, Ketty Peris, Roberto Giacomelli, Francesca Zazzeroni and Edoardo Alesse


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17. Food, Nutrition and Diet Therapy in Psoriasis

By Maria Lucia Diniz Araujo, Paulla Suylane Santos Fernandes Costa and Maria Goretti Pessoa de Araujo Burgos


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