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


Ergun T., Seckin D., Bulbul E. B. , Onsun N., ÖZGEN Z., Unalan P., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, vol.54, no.5, pp.594-599, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) 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.594-599

Abstract

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