The findings could lead to repurposing drugs for patients with the sometimes-fatal condition.
In patients with lupus, immune cells undergo an inflammatory transformation when migrating from the blood to the skin.
Refinement of genetic signals for psoriasis by combining European-origin and South Asian populations
Researchers report progress towards understanding which genes play the biggest roles in psoriasis.
Participants said the lesions caused similar or more distress than skin conditions like acne or psoriasis.
For psoriasis, molecular signature in healthy-appearing skin may be best predictor of response to anti-TNF treatment
Researchers say finding predictive signs in a patient’s genetic profile is a step toward applying precision medicine to complex inflammatory skin diseases.