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Treatment of Psoriasis with Mesenchymal Stem Cells

  Psoriasis is an incurable immune-mediated disease, which affects approximately 2% of the world’s population. Current treatments, including newly emerged biologic agents, have some limitations.1 Here, we report 2 cases of psoriasis vulgaris treated by umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (UC-MSCs). In these 2 cases, both of the patients remained relapse free for 4 or 5 […]

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Increased Prevalence of Coronary Artery Disease in Severe Psoriasis and Severe Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis  and psoriasis, a systemic inflammatory disease thought to be linked to a range of comorbidities, are associated with an increased prevalence of coronary artery disease. Background Psoriasis and atopic dermatitis (AD) are immuno-inflammatory diseases that can result in lifelong systemic inflammation. Unlike AD, psoriasis has been associated with cardiovascular disease. The aim of […]

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Attributable Risk Estimate of Severe Psoriasis on Major Cardiovascular Events

Patients with severe psoriasis have an additional 6.2% absolute risk of major adverse cardiac events compared to the general population. This finding could have important therapeutic implications for cardiovascular risk stratification and prevention in patients with severe psoriasis. Abstract Background Recent studies suggest that psoriasis, particularly if severe, may be a risk factor for major […]

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