Success of Goeckerman
treatment in 2 patients with psoriasis not responding to biological drugs.
San Francisco, CA, June 11, 2018 --(PR.com)-- Luma Therapeutics, a company dedicated to eradicating suffering from inflammatory skin disease, announces the launch of illuvinateTM, an innovative and modern twist on a safe and effective treatment called the Goeckerman
regimen, invented over 100 years ago by a dermatologist at the Mayo Clinic.
The number of immunoregulatory T cells is increased in patients with psoriasis after Goeckerman
Andrys et al., "Selected inflammatory and metabolic markers in psoriatic patients treated with goeckerman
therapy," Mediators of Inflammation, vol.
Coal tar is frequently used in combination with phototherapy (Goeckerman
Treatment with tar and phototherapy (Goeckerman
therapy) was the gold standard for treatment of psoriasis in the 1920s.
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WH and O'Leary PA Pyoderma (Ecthyma) gangrenosum: Clinical and experimental obThronton JR, Teague RH, Low-Beer TS et al Pyoderma gangrenosum and ulcerative colitis, Gut, 1980; 21: 247-248.
therapy (GT) represents effective treatment of plaque psoriasis in children [8, 9].
A comparative evaluation of modified Goeckerman
regimen and oral psoralens plus phototherapy in psoriasis.