S.L. Sigurdardottir, R.H. Thorleifsdottir, H. Valdimarsson and A. Johnston The role of the palatine tonsils in the pathogenesis and treatment of psoriasis British Journal of Dermatology 168
Article first published online: 13 DEC 2012 | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2133.2012.11215.x
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We have reviewed tonsil immunology and how tonsil infection could lead to skin disease.
We have also reviewed all available reports of the outcome of tonsillectomy on psoriasis, including a recent observer-blinded prospective study, and identified patients who may potentially benefit from this procedure.
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