Markers of systemic inflammation in psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Dowlatshahi2013MarkersOS,
  title={Markers of systemic inflammation in psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Emmilia Assal Dowlatshahi and Ella A M van der Voort and Lidia R. Arends and T Nijsten},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={169 2},
  pages={266-82}
}
Studies investigating systemic inflammation in psoriasis use different serum markers and report discrepant results. We set out to determine whether systemic inflammation is elevated in patients with psoriasis compared with healthy controls, and to measure the extent of this elevation, by summarizing available data on serum inflammatory markers. PubMed, Embase and Web of Science were searched from inception to March 2011. We included studies comparing the serum inflammatory markers interleukin… CONTINUE READING
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