SIMA HALEVY, M.D.; JONATHAN HALEVY, M.D.; JOSEPH B. ROSENFELD, M.D.; ELEASAR FEUERMAN, M.D.
To the editor: We read with interest the article in the August 1979 issue by Nissenson and associates (1) reporting the results of a controlled trial of hemodialysis in the treatment of psoriasis.
We have two comments to make on the selection of patients by the author and on the method of dialysis:
1. Four of the seven patients chosen by the authors for the trial had "generalized psoriatic exfoliative dermatitis," and the other three had plaque-type psoriasis. The former is considered to be a relatively uncommon complicated type of psoriasis with acute inflammatory changes (psoriatic erythroderma) that have already
SIMA HALEVY, JONATHAN HALEVY, JOSEPH B. ROSENFELD, ELEASAR FEUERMAN. Dialysis for Psoriasis. Ann Intern Med. 1980;92:263. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-2-263_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(2_Part_1):263.
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