Vascular inflammation in psoriasis increases risk of heart attacks and stroke


eMediNexus    13 October 2017

Patients with psoriasis are at a higher risk of developing heart attacks and strokes due to vascular inflammation, says a study reported in the October 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. Vascular inflammation was significantly associated with disease duration and the risk increased 1.0% per additional year of the disease duration.

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