|Year : 2004 | Volume
| Issue : 1 | Page : 10--12
Immunopathogenesis of psoriasis
Department of Dermatology, Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai, 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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