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The Association Between Psoriasis and Cardiovascular Diseases
 
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Gaziosmanpasa University, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Tokat, Turkey
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Istanbul Medeniyet University Faculty of Medicine, Goztepe Research and Training Hospital, Department of Dermatology, Istanbul, Turkey
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Göknur Kalkan
Gaziosmanpasa University, School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Tokat, Turkey
Publish date: 2013-01-09
 
Eur J Gen Med 2013;10(Supplement 1):10–16
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The association between psoriasis and cardiovascular disease risk has been supported by recent epidemiological data. Because of increased prevalence of cardiovascular co morbidities in patients with psoriasis, dermatologists should consider the disease as a possible multisystem disease and warn these patients for the prospective negative effects of their disease. Therefore, studies should concentrate on instituting the exact mechanisms that concluding cardiovascular disease risk in psoriasis so that proper protective strategies and treatment guidelines can be created.
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