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The investigators assume that pioglitazone (one of thiazolidinediones readily available in Egypt), can regulate keratinocytes' disordered proliferation observed in psoriasis, in addition to improving the insulin resistance in peripheral tissues observed in many psoriatic patients and causing metabolic syndrome. This will allow to give a safer therapy than the available ones for psoriasis and to treat the patient in a more global perspective.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Dermatology department of cairo university faculty of medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:20-0400
Acitretin, when given in combiantion with pioglitazone might achieve better and/or more rapid control of moderate to severe chronic plaque type psoriasis.
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Randomized, double blind, placebo controlled trial evaluating the effect of pioglitazone on pancreatic fat content and bone turnover markers.
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A common genetically determined, chronic, inflammatory skin disease characterized by rounded erythematous, dry, scaling patches. The lesions have a predilection for nails, scalp, genitalia, extensor surfaces, and the lumbosacral region. Accelerated epidermopoiesis is considered to be the fundamental pathologic feature in psoriasis.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
A topical anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used in DERMATOSES, skin allergies, PSORIASIS, etc.
A glucocorticoid used topically in the treatment of DERMATITIS; ECZEMA; or PSORIASIS. It may cause skin irritation.
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