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Abstract

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease with a global prevalence of 2-3%. In recent years it has been established that patients with psoriasis carry an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, but the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms remain unclear. The association is most likely due to a combination of shared genes, immunoinflammatory mechanisms and a number of diabetes risk factors in patients with psoriasis. The current review summarises the evidence in the field and calls for attention on diabetes risk assessment, preventive measures and treatment in patients with psoriasis.
Bidragets oversatte titelPsoriasis is associated with type 2 diabetes
OriginalsprogDansk
TidsskriftUgeskrift for Laeger
Vol/bind175
Udgave nummer10
Sider (fra-til)652-4
Antal sider3
ISSN0041-5782
StatusUdgivet - 4 mar. 2013

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