Greater likelihood of hypertension seen among patients with psoriasis

October 15, 2014 8:18 PM

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Psoriasis was associated with a greater incidence of uncontrolled hypertension among patients with psoriasis, with the greatest likelihood observed among those with moderate to severe psoriasis, according to study findings.

The population-based, cross-sectional study included 1,322 patients with psoriasis randomly selected from The Health Improvement Network and included in the Incident Health Outcomes and Psoriasis Events prospective cohort, along with 11,977 age-matched controls without psoriasis.

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