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Introduction

Psoriasis involves nearly all the skin cells and inflammatory cells. It alters the set of complex interactions that control skin homeostasis: (...)

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Psoriasis is a genetic disorder

[|Although I agree that in different families with psoriasis the genes involved are different, form the main point of the genetics in psoriasis (...)

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Psoriasis: a non-inhibited normal healing process

The assault on the stratum corneum in normal human skin causes a stream of events ending in hyperproliferation of the basement membrane cells. (...)

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Psoriasis is maintained by neutrophils

[|There is no formal proof that neutrophils do maintain psoriasis, since there is no way to block them specifically. What we do know from much (...)

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Psoriasis is the outcome of a skin cells anomaly

[|Since psoriasis is a polygenic disease, it cannot be the outcome of a single cell anomaly – again, here I disagree strongly.|auteur195]
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Psoriasis is the outcome of an anomaly of the interactions between dermis and epidermis

[|There is no experimental proof that the disturbance between epidermis and dermis is responsible for the development of psoriasis.|auteur194] (...)

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Psoriasis is an illness resulting from the activation of certain subpopulations of T lymphocytes

[|In view of the recent publication by Zenz et al. (Psoriasis-like skin disease and arthritis caused by inducible epidermal deletion of Jun (...)

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What can be learned from physiopathological studies for patient information purposes?

The plethora of triggering events, of physiopathological pathways and of clinical manifestations turns attention from the disease to the patient, (...)

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