Gyldenløve, Mette1; Jensen, Peter1; Linneberg, Allan2; Thyssen, Jacob P3; Zachariae, Claus1; Hansen, Peter R4; Skov, Lone1
1 Dermatology and Allergy, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark2 Research Centre for Prevention and Health, FCFS, The Capital Region of Denmark3 Videncenter for Allergi, Dermatology and Allergy, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark4 Cardiology, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, The Capital Region of Denmark
Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease, which is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. Our aim was to compare the Framingham risk score, a method to estimate coronary heart disease and prevalences of cardiovascular risk factors in patients with psoriasis and the general population.
International Journal of Dermatology, 2014, Vol 53, Issue 9