Increased number of circulating endothelial cells (CECs) in patients with psoriasis--preliminary report.

@article{BatyckaBaran2014IncreasedNO,
  title={Increased number of circulating endothelial cells (CECs) in patients with psoriasis--preliminary report.},
  author={Aleksandra Batycka-Baran and Maria Paprocka and Agnieszka Krawczenko and Danuta Duś and Jacek C Szepietowski},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 1},
  pages={116-9}
}
BACKGROUND Numerous studies have demonstrated increased cardiovascular risk in psoriasis. Circulating endothelial cells (CECs) have been proposed as a new marker of endothelial dysfunction that plays an important role in pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to compare the number of CECs in psoriatic patients to a control group and to analyze possible correlations between the numbers of CECs and the plasma levels of classical markers of endothelial dysfunction… CONTINUE READING

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