John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Remission of psoriasis after autologous stem cell transplantation - until when? Volume 27, issue 1, January-February 2017


1 Department of Dermatology,
Centro Hospitalar do Porto,
Ex. CICAP, Rua D. Manuel II, s/n, piso 1, 4050-344,
Porto, Portugal
2 Department of Clinical Hematology,
Centro Hospitalar do Porto,
Porto, Portugal
3 Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar,
University of Porto,
Porto, Portugal

Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is a possible therapy for severe autoimmune disorders [1]. The occurrence of haematological malignancies in patients with psoriasis provides an opportunity to clarify the impact of autologous or allogeneic stem cell transplantation in this immune-mediated disease.We report the case of a 54-year-old man with a 25-year history of severe psoriasis. Previous treatments included topical corticosteroids, PUVA therapy, cyclosporine, and methotrexate, all with [...]