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Unfulfilled Inflammatory Resolution: A Key Factor in the Pathogenesis of Psoriasis


Recent literature has highlighted the importance of chronic inflammation in psoriasis pathogenesis. Non-resolving inflammation can trigger progressive tissue damage and inflammatory mediator release which in turn perpetuate the inflammatory cycle. Under normal conditions, inflammatory responses are tightly controlled through several mechanisms that restore normal tissue function and structure. Defects in regulatory mechanisms of the inflammatory response can result in persistent unresolved inflammation and further increases of inflammation. Therefore, this review focuses on defects in regulatory mechanisms of inflammatory responses that lead to uncontrolled chronic inflammation in psoriasis. Databases such as Pubmed Embase, ISI, and Iranian databases including Iranmedex, and SID were researched to identify relevant literature. The results of this review indicate that dysregulation of the inflammatory response may be a likely cause of various immune-mediated inflammatory disorders such as psoriasis. Based on current findings, advances in understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in inflammation resolution are not only improving our knowledge of the pathogenesis of chronic inflammatory diseases but also supporting the development of new therapeutic strategies.

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Jadali Z. Unfulfilled Inflammatory Resolution: A Key Factor in the Pathogenesis of Psoriasis. Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020;19(4):337-347.