Prevalence of smoking, alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome in patients with psoriasis


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ADIŞEN E. , Uzun S., Erduran F., Gurer M. A.

ANAIS BRASILEIROS DE DERMATOLOGIA, vol.93, no.2, pp.205-211, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 93 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/abd1806-4841.20186168
  • Title of Journal : ANAIS BRASILEIROS DE DERMATOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.205-211

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Coexistence of obesity, hypertension, insulin resistance and dyslipidemia is defined as metabolic syndrome (MBS), which is among the important risk indicators for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and stroke. Smoking and alcohol consumption are the other factors which lead to an increase in the risk of cardiovascular disease.