Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease and in its more severe clinical forms a biologic treatment is mandatory. The risk of infections in psoriasis patients can be increased due to the longlasting immunosoppressive treatment before starting a biologic treatment. Most of our data are in accordance with those of the literature, even if the most relavant element of our study is that gender does represent a risk factor for infections in psoriasis patients.
Risk of acute infections in psoriatic patients during biologic therapies is linked to gender / Di Cesare A.; Bianchi C.; Pescitelli L.; Ricceri F.; Rosi E.; Pimpinelli N.; Prignano F.. - In: JOURNAL OF THE EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY AND VENEREOLOGY. - ISSN 0926-9959. - STAMPA. - 33:(2019), pp. e362-e364. [10.1111/jdv.15658]