Bacterial DNA in Blood Linked to Psoriasis Flare – Medscape

Bacterial DNA in Blood Linked to Psoriasis FlareMedscapeThe authors found that bactDNA was present in samples from 16 patients, all of whom had plaque psoriasis, but not in six patients with guttate psoriasis, three patients with inverse psoriasis, or 27 control subjects. Twenty-nine patients with plaque …

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Psoriasis and Tonsillectomy: A Real Head Scratcher – MedPage Today

MedPage TodayPsoriasis and Tonsillectomy: A Real Head ScratcherMedPage TodayStreptococcal infection has been hypothesized as one potential mechanism for psoriasis etiology and pathogenesis. Conceivably, a streptococcal trigger in the tonsils might activate "skin-homing" T cells to initiate psoriasis. … They searched for …

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