Genetics of Psoriasis

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Psoriasis is a common and debilitating immune-mediated skin disease with a complex genetic basis. Genetic studies have provided critical insights into the pathogenesis of disease. This article focuses on the results of genetic association studies, which provide evidence that psoriasis susceptibility genes are involved in innate and adaptive immunity and skin barrier functions. The potential for disease stratification and the development of more effective treatments with fewer side effects using genetic data are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalDermatologic clinics
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2015


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