Serum TNF-alpha in psoriasis after treatment with propylthiouracil, an antithyroid thioureylene.

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BACKGROUND Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) and its receptors play important roles in the development and persistence of psoriatic plaques. The antithyroid thioureylenes, propylthiouracil and methimazole, are effective in the treatment of patients with psoriasis with a significant number of patients showing clearing or near clearing of their lesions… (More)

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@article{Elias2004SerumTI, title={Serum TNF-alpha in psoriasis after treatment with propylthiouracil, an antithyroid thioureylene.}, author={Alan N Elias and Vandana S Nanda and R. Sumi Pandian}, journal={BMC dermatology}, year={2004}, volume={4}, pages={4} }