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Inflammatory condition of skin

This section encompasses a wide range of skin conditions, comprising a number of separate aetiologies. They fall into this category due to their common inflammatory pathology,

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FDA approves expended indication for Stelara (ustekinumab) in moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.- Janssen Biotech.

Janssen Biotech announced that the FDA has approved an expanded indication for Stelara (ustekinumab) for the treatment of adolescents (12...

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AMAGINE-2 Phase III extension study shows two year positive results for Siliq (brodalumab injection) as a treatment of psoriasis.- Ortho Dermatologics.

Ortho Dermatologics, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced results from the pivotal Phase III long-term extension study (AMAGINE-2),...

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Settlement of AbbVIe and Amgen litigation concerning Amgevita/Amjevita (adalimumab biosimilar).- Amgen

Amgen has announced that it has reached a global settlement with AbbVie to resolve all pending litigation regarding Amgevita/ Amjevita,...

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IL-17A in Psoriasis

Experts discuss new targeted therapies for psoriasis at the European Association of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) Congress.

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Psoriasis

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Guidelines

Psoriasis overview NICE Pathways

This document contains a single pathway diagram and uses numbering to link the boxes to the associated recommendations.

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Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis 2009

Since the publication of the 2009 Canadian Guidelines for the Management of Plaque Psoriasis, significant advances have been made in determining the role of T cells in inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. 

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Adalimumab for treating moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa

Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira) for treating active moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa in adults whose disease has not responded to conventional systemic therapy.

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Journal articles

Neonatal sunburn and melanoma in mice.

Retrospective epidemiological data have indicated that cutaneous malignant melanoma may arise as a consequence of intense, intermittent exposure of the skin to ultraviolet radiation, particularly in children, rather...

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Adalimumab in Chronic Plaque Psoriasis: A Clinical Guide.

Psoriasis is a common, inflammatory disease that manifests itself as lesions on the skin, which greatly impacts the physical and psychological wellbeing of those affected. The current goal of treatment in psoriasis is...

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Brodalumab for the treatment of psoriasis.

Introduction: Psoriasis is a complex disease in which the alteration of the IL-23/Th17 axis appears to be crucial for its pathogenic mechanisms, and anti-IL17 agents are rapidly becoming important therapeutic tools.

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Clinical trials

A Three-part Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Secukinumab Treatment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Subtypes of Psoriatic and Enthesitis-related Arthritis

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven randomized withdrawal study to investigate the efficacy and safety of secukinumab treatment in the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)...

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Post-Marketing Surveillance of Adalimumab in Korean Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subjects (HS rPMS)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety profile of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) participants in normal medical practice.

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