August 2016 - Psoriasis Treatment Bangalore
PCPs should be aware of potential psoriasis risks, treatment options

PCPs should be aware of potential psoriasis risks, treatment options

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“We used to think that psoriasis was a condition that was solely limited to the skin. However, in the last 5 to 10 years, what has become apparent is that the skin findings are really a sign of the inflammation that exists in the body,Abby Van Voorhees, MD, chair of the medical board at the National Psoriasis Foundation and chair of dermatology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, told Healio.com/Internal-Medicine.

According to Van Voorhees, psoriasis is associated with a higher risk for comorbid conditions such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Psoriasis also increases the incidence of metabolic syndrome, hypertension, elevated lipids, obesity, and major adverse cardiac events such as stroke and sudden death, she said.

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