TITLE

Cardiovascular morbidity in psoriatic arthritis

PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
International Journal of Advances in Rheumatology;2009, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this study, the prevalence of cardiovascular morbidity was demonstrated to be increased in a cohort of psoriatic arthritis patients. The extent of skin disease, along with traditional cardiovascular risk factors, was shown to be associated with this increase.
ACCESSION #
48381922

 

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