John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


A possible association between psoriasis and thyroid dysfunction Volume 28, issue 5, September-October 2018


Dermatology and Venerology Department, Hospital Santo António dos Capuchos, Centro Hospitalar de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal

Previous studies have suggested an association between psoriasis and a variety of metabolic disorders [1] as well as hormonal disturbances [2], with some studies showing a role for thyroid hormones in the aetiopathogenesis of psoriasis [3, 4].We aimed to determine the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in a population of psoriatic patients, and to compare their clinical and demographic characteristics. The study was retrospectively performed in our department of dermatology and included all patients [...]