Larisa Prpić Massari

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Tinea incognito is a dermatophyte infection modified by inappropriate and often prolonged use of topical steroids. We present a case of tinea incognito in a 72-year-old woman, referred by her family physician who had unsuccessfully treated the lesions for 3 weeks with topical steroid cream. Physical examination revealed multiple nummular scaly papules and(More)
Apoptosis is a physiological process of programmed cell death responsible for homeostasis in the body. In skin, apoptotic process regulates keratinocyte proliferation and differentiation in that way maintaining homeostasis of epidermal compartment. The process of apoptosis is controlled by proteins of the Bcl-2 family, several proapoptotic (Bax, Bak, Bad)(More)
Aim: To analyze the distribution of HLA-DRB1-DQA1-DQB1 haplotypes as well as the extended haplotype Cw*0602-B57-DRB1*07-DQA1*0201-DQB1*0201 in patients with positive and negative family history of psoriasis. Patients and methods: The association of HLA genes classes I and II with psoriasis has been studied in 118 patients with chronic stable psoriasis. The(More)
je dinamičan, a uključuje interakciju pomagačkih i citotoksičnih limfocita T, te limfocita T i keratinocita. Razumijevanje imunopatogenetskih mehanizama u nastanku psorijaze omogućiti će i razvoj ciljane terapije ove teške kronične bolesti. Summary Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease characterized by epidermal hyperproliferation and clinically by(More)
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