Comparative study of histopathological and immunohistochemical findings in skin biopsies from patients with psoriasis before and after treatment with acitretin.

@article{Werner2008ComparativeSO,
  title={Comparative study of histopathological and immunohistochemical findings in skin biopsies from patients with psoriasis before and after treatment with acitretin.},
  author={Betina Werner and Martina Bresch and Fabiane Andrade Mulinari Brenner and Herm{\^e}nio Cavalcante Lima},
  journal={Journal of cutaneous pathology},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={302-10}
}
BACKGROUND Acitretin has been shown to be effective for psoriasis treatment. Its mechanism of action is not completely understood, and there are few studies focusing on histological and immunohistochemical differences before and after treatment of psoriasis with acitretin. METHODS This is a prospective study of 17 patients with plaque psoriasis treated with acitretin for 4 months with biopsies taken before and after therapy. Histological features and immunohistochemical reactions to… CONTINUE READING

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