Carotid intima-media thickness, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and hemoglobin A1c are independently associated with the severity of psoriasis


Inci R., ÖZTÜRK P., Inci M. F. , MÜLAYİM M. K. , Ozdemir M. M. , ZORLU A.

DERMATOLOGICA SINICA, cilt.34, ss.135-140, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 34 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.dsi.2016.03.004
  • Dergi Adı: DERMATOLOGICA SINICA
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.135-140

Özet

Background: Systemic inflammation plays an important role in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis in psoriasis patients. Carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are accepted important markers for subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk prediction.