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Uses of gamma irradiated amniotic membrane as an alternative method in psoriasis treatment.

A new interesting article has been published in Cell Tissue Bank. 2018 Sep 25. doi: 10.1007/s10561-018-9727-9. and titled:

Uses of gamma irradiated amniotic membrane as an alternative method in psoriasis treatment.

Authors of this article are:
Radwan NK Ibrahim NF Bashandy AS.

A summary of the article is shown below:
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease with undefined etiology. It affects 2-3% of the worldwide population. The unsatisfactory outcome of variable treatments of the disease is partially due to the poor compliance of the present therapies with more or less side effects. As known, the human amniotic membrane is a popular intervention for many diseases. Amniotic membrane has been found recently to possess antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive properties. The irradiated amniotic membrane was used in this study as a topical application for 4 weeks on localized lesions in cases of mild psoriasis. The results presented herein provide a solid basis for the amniotic membrane to be used as a promising intervention for psoriasis treatment in the future.

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