Overview of psoriasis.

@article{Rie2004OverviewOP,
  title={Overview of psoriasis.},
  author={Menno A. de Rie and Amber Y. Goedkoop and Jan Dositheus Bos},
  journal={Dermatologic therapy},
  year={2004},
  volume={17 5},
  pages={341-9}
}
Psoriasis is a chronic disease that affects the skin and joints. Clinical hallmarks comprise erythematous plaques covered by silvery scaling and a chronic recurrent course. Histologically, psoriasis is characterized by the hyperproliferation of the epidermis, elongated and prominent blood vessels and a thick perivascular lymphocytic infiltrate. Psoriasis is now considered an auto-immune disease. Although many different therapies are available, there is clearly a need for new treatments. Our… CONTINUE READING

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