Search for dissertations about: "thesis on psoriasis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 65 swedish dissertations containing the words thesis on psoriasis.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Genetic Studies of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Camilla Friberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; psoriasis; psoriatic arthritis; complex disease; autoimmune disease; linkage analysis; association analysis; PSOR5; 3q21; 5q31-32; SLC22A4; SLC22A5; CSTA; ZNF148; expression;

    Abstract : Psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are common chronic immune-mediated diseases of the skin and joints. Psoriasis affects approximately 2-3 % of the Caucasian population and about 30 % of all psoriasis patients develop psoriatic arthritis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Psychological aspects of patients with psoriasis: Biological and clinical studies

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Charlotta Remröd; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psoriasis; psychology; Substance P; Neurokinin-1; stress; pruritus; anxiety; depression; personality;

    Abstract : Psychological distress is well known to be associated with psoriasis, both as a disease consequence, and as a causative factor for onset and exacerbations. Psychoneuroimmunological mechanisms have been suggested to be involved in the pathogenesis of psoriasis and have often been shown to be related to psychological distress and pruritus in psoriasis. READ MORE