Search for dissertations about: "psoriasis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 82 swedish dissertations containing the word psoriasis.

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

    Author : David Hägg; Marcus Schmitt-Egenolf; Anders Sundström; Marie Eriksson; Bernt Lindelöf; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Annica Inerot; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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

    Author : Jenny Norlin; Marcus Schmitt-Egenolf; Ulf Persson; Katarina Steen Carlsson; Lars-Åke Levin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; 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

    Author : Ingela Flytström; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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. The expression and molecular functions of LRIG proteins in cancer and psoriasis

    Author : Terese Karlsson; Håkan Hedman; Mikael Johansson; Roger Henriksson; Kim Jensen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; LRIG1; LRIG2; LRIG3; LMO7 lung cancer; glioma; psoriasis; onkologi; Oncology;

    Abstract : The leucine-rich repeats and immunoglobulin-like domains (LRIG) family consists of three integral membrane proteins that are important in human cancer. LRIG1 is a negative regulator of growth factor signaling. Its expression is associated with longer survival in several cancer types, and the gene has been shown to function as a tumor suppressor. READ MORE