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In psoriasis patients, thick psoriatic plaques can obscure these lesions, and clinicians rely heavily on visual inspection to recognize suspicious or atypical pigmented lesions. However, successful systemic treatment and subsequent clearing of psoriatic plaques may allow clinicians to better evaluate pigmented lesions, thereby increasing the likelihood of early identification and treatment of suspicious lesions such as nonmelanoma skin cancer and malignant melanoma.
Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:28-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of long-term administration of etanercept in adults with psoriasis who have participated in previous etanercept psorias...
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of etanercept 50 mg twice weekly compared to placebo over 12 weeks on the psoriasis area and severity index (PASI) in subjects with pso...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of adding methotrexate to etanercept compared with etanercept monotherapy as measured by the proportion of subjects achieving a 75% im...
Psoriasis is a chronic, often severe, autoimmune condition that affects approximately 2% of the world's population. The epidemiology of pediatric psoriasis has not been well documented and...
The purpose of this multicenter, open-label, prospective study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of etanercept in the treatment of subjects with psoriasis.
Pustular psoriasis occurs rarely in children but can present with acute toxicity requiring inpatient admission. For the best approach, medical providers should have an evidence based and systematic tr...
Phase 2 psoriasis studies with the Fc-free, PEGylated, anti-tumor necrosis factor biologic certolizumab pegol demonstrated meaningful clinical activity.
Psoriasis causes work productivity impairment that increases with disease severity. Whether differential treatment efficacy translates into differential indirect cost savings is unknown.
Treatment of severe psoriasis in HCV positive patients is challenging, because several psoriasis medications have a toxic effect on the liver, and interferon alpha, used to treat hepatitis, can induce...
The pathophysiology of psoriasis is very complex and involves an interplay between immune cells and keratinocytes. The keratinocyte production of calprotectin (S100A8/A9), induced by the inflammatory ...
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.
A recombinant version of soluble human TNF receptor that binds specifically to TUMOR NECROSIS FACTOR and inhibits its binding with endogenous TNF receptors. It prevents the inflammatory effect of TNF and is used to treat RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS; PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS and ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS.
A glucocorticoid used topically in the treatment of DERMATITIS; ECZEMA; or PSORIASIS. It may cause skin irritation.
A topical anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid used in DERMATOSES, skin allergies, PSORIASIS, etc.
An anthracene derivative that disrupts MITOCHONDRIA function and structure and is used for the treatment of DERMATOSES, especially PSORIASIS. It may cause FOLLICULITIS.
Biocon Launches ALZUMAb™ - a ‘First in Class’ Novel Biologic Treatment for Psoriasis Patients in India • ALZUMAb™-World's first novel anti-CD6 antibody developed by Biocon to address a large unmet need for th...
There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma, or BCC, is a cancer of the basal cells at the bottom of the epidermis. It’s very common ...