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October 2000

Association of Helicobacter pylori Infection With Psoriasis and Lichen Planus: Prevalence and Effect of Eradication Therapy

Arch Dermatol. 2000;136(10):1275-1276. doi:

Recently a debate about the association between Helicobacter pylori (HP) and various dermatologic conditions has been reported.1-3 We designed a case-control study of a population-based sample to assess the prevalence of HP infection and the effects of bacterium eradication on the outcome of the cutaneous lesions in patients affected by psoriasis and lichen planus.