Immunopathogenesis of psoriasis
Origin of publication: India
Psoriasis is an immunologically mediated disease caused by activation of T lymphocytes that elaborate a Th1 type of immune response. Targeted manipulation of the various mechanisms involved in T cell activation and blockade or inactivation of the various proinflammatory cytokines released by the process of T cell activation are methods used in treatment of psoriasis by use of 'biologicals'.
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Copyright 2004 Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, Leprology.
Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology (ISSN: 0378-6323) Vol 70 Num 1
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