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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 70  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10--12

Immunopathogenesis of psoriasis


Department of Dermatology, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Rajiv Joshi
14, Jay Mahal, ‘A’ Road, Churchgate, Mumbai - 400020
India
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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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