BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.144, no.6, pp.1121-1126, 2001 (SCI-Expanded)
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BRITISH JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
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Background T-cell activation has been implicated in the pathogenesis of psoriasis; adenosine deaminase (ADA) activity has been considered as a marker of T-cell activation. The antithyroid drug propylthiouracil (PTU) has recently been shown to have beneficial effects on psoriatic lesions, probably by acting on the immune system.