Treatment of Psoriasis

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-7722-9 (Print) 978-3-7643-7724-3 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

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    Pages 1-9

    Introduction: History of psoriasis and psoriasis therapy

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    Pages 11-21

    The pathophysiology of psoriasis

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    Pages 23-39

    Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: a clinical review

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    Pages 41-55

    Topical therapy I: corticosteroids and vitamin D analogs

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    Pages 57-70

    Topical therapy II: retinoids, immunomodulators, and others

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    Pages 71-101

    Ultraviolet and laser therapy

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    Pages 103-120

    Traditional systemic therapy I: methotrexate and cyclosporine

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    Pages 121-139

    Traditional systemic therapy II: retinoids and others (hydroxyurea, thiopurine antimetabolites, mycophenlic acid, sulfasalazine)

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    Pages 141-158

    Biologic therapy for psoriasis: an overview of infliximab, etanercept, adalimumab, efalizumab, and alefacept

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    Pages 159-164

    Biologic and oral therapies in development for the treatment of psoriasis

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    Pages 165-177

    Quality of life issues in psoriasis

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 179-186