Association between obesity and pediatric psoriasis

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Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology

Fecha de publicación: 19 july 2018


Autores: Manrup K. Hunjan MBChB., Hilal Maradit Kremers MD, MSc., Christine Lohse MS., Megha Tollefson MD

Background: Obese children are at higher risk of developing psoriasis, and obesity severity is correlated with psoriasis severity. The relationship between obesity and pediatric psoriasis was explored in a well‐defined population. Obesity and psoriasis coexist at diagnosis, but it is likely that obesity commonly precedes psoriasis in children.

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