Search for dissertations about: "psoriasis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the word psoriasis.

  1. 1. Psoriasis in Sweden observational studies from an epidemiological perspective

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : David Hägg; Umeå universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; Systemic treatments; Biologic treatments; PASI; DLQI; Register-based research; Dermatology and Venerology; dermatologi och venereologi;

    Abstract : Background: Psoriasis is a heterogeneous disease with several clinical manifestations; the symptoms are characterized by redness, scaliness and thickness of the skin. There are several treatment options available for psoriasis and patients with moderate to severe psoriasis generally need systemic agents. READ MORE

  2. 2. Population genetic studies of psoriasis

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Annica Inerot; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psoriasis; population genetics; age of onset; family studies; associated diseases; clinical examination; arthritis; HLA-Cw6;

    Abstract : Psoriasis is a genetically determined, common skin disease affecting about 3 % of the population. The inheritance pattern has earlier been unclear. In collaboration with the Swedish Psoriasis Association, we have collected information on the occurrence of psoriasis in the families of 11,366 members of the Association. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effectiveness and costs of new medical technologies register-based research in psoriasis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Jenny Norlin; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; registers; EQ-5D; DLQI; PASI; biologics;

    Abstract : Psoriasis is a chronic, immunological and systemic disease with an estimated prevalence of about 2-3 percent. Psoriasis is associated with the joint disease psoriasis arthropathy. There are several treatments options available for psoriasis and patients with moderate to severe psoriasis generally need systemic agents. READ MORE

  4. 4. Different aspects of psoriasis etiology and treatment

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ingela Flytström; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; Staphylococcus aureus; Candida; Methotrexate; Ciclosporin; Dermatology Life Quality Index; Psoriasis Area and Severity Indes; Visual Analoogue Scale; Obesity; Dental Caries; Periodontal disease;

    Abstract : Psoriasis is a chronic disease where treatments are often needed throughout life. The quality of life of patients is often affected and comorbidities are common. READ MORE

  5. 5. Genetic susceptibility to psoriasis in Sweden

    University dissertation from Göteborg

    Author : Fredrik Enlund; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; CD80; CD86; joint complaints; linkage analysis; NPL; psoriasis; TDT; chromosome region 3q21;

    Abstract : A common skin disease affecting about 2-3% of the population, psoriasis has an inheritance pattern that is unclear, but most probably many genes are involved in its pathogenesis. Other studies have suggested many susceptibility regions in the genome, but as yet independent studies have replicated only some of these regions located on chromosome 1q, 6p and 17q. READ MORE