Serum Levels of TNF-α, IFN-γ, IL-6, IL-8, IL-12, IL-17, and IL-18 in Patients With Active Psoriasis and Correlation With Disease Severity

@article{Arican2005SerumLO,
  title={Serum Levels of TNF-α, IFN-γ, IL-6, IL-8,
IL-12, IL-17, and IL-18 in Patients With Active Psoriasis and
Correlation With Disease Severity},
  author={Ozer Arican and Murat Aral and Sezai Saşmaz and Pinar Ciragil},
  journal={Mediators of Inflammation},
  year={2005},
  volume={2005},
  pages={273 - 279}
}
Recent progress in the understanding of psoriasis has shown that the regulation of local and systemic cytokines plays an important role in its pathogenesis. The most often used psoriasis score is the psoriasis area and severity index (PASI). A simple laboratory test from a blood sample would be an attractive, patient-independent, and observer-independent marker of disease severity. To this end, we evaluated the association of serum levels of some proinflammatory cytokines in vivo and their… CONTINUE READING
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