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Author Berti, Emilio ♦ Leone, Sebastiano ♦ Fiore, Marco ♦ Damiani, Giovanni ♦ Maraolo, Alberto Enrico
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Content type Text
Publisher Hindawi Limited
File Format HTM / HTML
Date Created 2018-02-19
Copyright Year ©2018
Language English
Subject Domain (in LCC) R
Subject Keyword Medicine
Abstract Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin affecting approximately 2% of the world’s population. Systemic treatments, including methotrexate and cyclosporin, are associated with potential hepatotoxicity, due to either direct liver damage or immunosuppression or both immunomediated and a direct liver injury; therefore, treatment of patients with psoriasis poses a therapeutic challenge. The aim of this minireview is to help clinicians in the management of psoriatic patients who develop signs of liver dysfunction. To find relevant articles, a comprehensive search was performed on PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane with appropriate combinations of the following keywords being considered: viral hepatitis, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, psoriasis, hepatotoxicity, drug toxicity, cholestasis, and autoimmune liver diseases.
ISSN 23146133
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2018-01-01
e-ISSN 23146133
Journal BioMed Research International
Volume Number 2018

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