The risk of tuberculosis in patients with psoriasis treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor agents.


Ergun T. , SEÇKİN GENÇOSMANOĞLU D. , BÜLBÜL BAŞKAN E., Onsun N., ÖZGEN Z. , Unalan P., ...More

International journal of dermatology, vol.54, no.5, pp.594-9, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 54 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ijd.12628
  • Title of Journal : International journal of dermatology
  • Page Numbers: pp.594-9

Abstract

BackgroundTumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-) antagonist treatment is associated with 1.6 to 27 times higher risk of tuberculosis (TB).