Effect of antipsoriatic therapy on oxidative stress index and sialic acid levels in patients with psoriasis.

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Recent studies have implicated the association between oxidative stress and inflammation in pathogenesis of psoriasis and its associated comorbidities. Hence, we undertook to study inflammatory markers such as sialic acids and the oxidative stress index (OSI) in patients with psoriasis vulgaris. METHODS Sixty cases and 60 healthy… CONTINUE READING