Comparative Analysis of Serum Copper, Iron, Ceruloplasmin, and Transferrin Levels in Mild and Severe Psoriasis Vulgaris in Iranian Patients

@inproceedings{ShahidiDadras2017ComparativeAO,
  title={Comparative Analysis of Serum Copper, Iron, Ceruloplasmin, and Transferrin Levels in Mild and Severe Psoriasis Vulgaris in Iranian Patients},
  author={Mohammad Shahidi-Dadras and Nastaran Namazi and Shima Younespour},
  booktitle={Indian dermatology online journal},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND There is a great body of evidence indicating that some inflammatory skin diseases, such as psoriasis, are mediated by oxidative stress. Trace metals have been shown to be involved in oxidative stress response. Altered trace metal homeostasis in psoriasis has been studied. However, limited number of studies has focused on the involvement of metal binding proteins in psoriasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a case control-study, serum levels of Iron (Fe), Copper (Cu), Transferrin (Trf… CONTINUE READING

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