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European Journal of Dermatology

Awareness and screening attitudes of Portuguese dermatologists on cardiovascular risk factors in psoriatic patients Volume 27, numéro 4, July-August 2017

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Auteurs
1 Department of Dermatology,
Centro Hospitalar do Porto,
Portugal
2 Immunogenetics laboratory,
Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar, University of Porto,
Portugal
3 Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar,
University of Porto, Portugal
4 Dermatology Research Unit,
Centro Hospitalar do Porto, Portugal

Psoriasis is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRF), due to the systemic inflammation of the disease [1]. Clinical management and evaluation of psoriatic patients should take into account the atherogenic potential of the disease [2]. It is known that a significant proportion of psoriatic patients have undiagnosed or uncontrolled CVRF, such as diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidaemia [3, 4]. Additionally, it has been shown that patients with psoriasis are not routinely [...]