Elevated odds of metabolic syndrome in psoriasis: A population-based study of age and sex differences Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Metabolic Syndrome X
  • Psoriasis

abstract

  • This study suggests age and sex variations in the risk of metabolic syndrome among individuals with psoriasis. Given the high prevalence of psoriasis and the significantly elevated burden of metabolic syndrome in this patient group, there may be a benefit from targeted screening of metabolic syndrome among individuals with psoriasis regardless of age and disease severity.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4338759

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/bjd.13288

PubMed ID

  • 25059341

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 419

end page

  • 27

volume

  • 172

number

  • 2