The risk of herpes zoster during biological therapy for psoriasis and other inflammatory conditions.

@article{Adelzadeh2014TheRO,
  title={The risk of herpes zoster during biological therapy for psoriasis and other inflammatory conditions.},
  author={Lily Adelzadeh and Natanel Jourabchi and Jashin J Wu},
  journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 7},
  pages={846-52}
}
Recent advances in biological therapies have proved highly effective in treating psoriasis and other inflammatory conditions, including psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and ankylosing spondylitis. However, adverse effects related to their immunosuppression have been observed, including an increased propensity to viral infections. This review evaluates the evidence of herpes zoster (HZ) risk from biologics based on clinical reports, cohort studies and… CONTINUE READING
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