Circulating cell-free DNA levels in Portuguese patients with psoriasis vulgaris according to severity and therapy.

@article{Coimbra2014CirculatingCD,
  title={Circulating cell-free DNA levels in Portuguese patients with psoriasis vulgaris according to severity and therapy.},
  author={Susana Coimbra and Carlos Catarino and Em{\'i}lia Pinto da Costa and Hugo Oliveira and Am{\'e}rico Figueiredo and Petronila Rocha-Pereira and Alice Santos-Silva},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2014},
  volume={170 4},
  pages={939-42}
}
BACKGROUND Inflammation has a key role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis. Circulating cell-free DNA (CFD) is a marker of tissue cell damage closely associated with inflammation. OBJECTIVES We aimed to understand the relation of CFD levels with psoriasis severity, defined by the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI), with inflammation and with psoriasis… CONTINUE READING