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Current Concepts in Psoriatic Arthritis: Pathogenesis and ManagementReview
Current Concepts in Psoriatic Arthritis: Pathogenesis and Management
Kurt de Vlam, Alice B. Gottlieb, Philip J. Mease

Psoriatic arthritis occurs in a subset of psoriasis patients and is therefore commonly encountered in dermatology practice. Although its exact pathogenesis is unknown, psoriatic arthritis is thought to share common mechanisms with psoriatic skin symptoms. Innate and adaptive immune responses are abnormally activated in psoriasis and may acquire the ability to attack peripheral joints and other sit ...

Debio 0932, A New Oral Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alleviates Psoriasis in a Xenograft Transplantation ModelInvestigative Report
Debio 0932, A New Oral Hsp90 Inhibitor, Alleviates Psoriasis in a Xenograft Transplantation Model
Karin Stenderup, Cecilia Rosada, Bruno Gavillet, Grégoire Vuagniaux, Tomas Norman Dam

Debio 0932 is a novel oral heat shock protein 90 (Hsp90) inhibitor developed for anti-cancer therapy. Surprising-ly, during the first clinical trial, one psoriasis patient experienced complete remission of his skin manifestation. However, a possible therapeutic utility of Hsp90 in psoriasis has not previously been reported. The objective of the present study was to explore the ability of Debio 093 ...

High Magnification Digital Dermoscopy of Basal Cell Carcinoma: A Single-centre Study on 400 casesClinical Report
High Magnification Digital Dermoscopy of Basal Cell Carcinoma: A Single-centre Study on 400 cases
Stefania Seidenari, Claudia Bellucci, Sara Bassoli, Federica Arginelli, Cristina Magnoni, Giovanni Ponti

The aim of this study was to assess the frequency of classic dermoscopic basal cell carcinoma (BCC) features and the sensitivity of new descriptors, such as light brown nests (homogeneous and structured) only visible employing a high magnification digital videomicroscope. A retrospective analysis of 2,024 highly magnified digital images referring to 400 BCCs was performed by 3 independent observer ...

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