Hepatitis C infection in Italian psoriatic patients: prevalence and correlation with patient age and psoriasis severity.

Abstract

Editor Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease affecting 3.1% of the Italian population. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection affects 3–8% of the Italian population, being more frequent in individuals of >65 years of age and in southern regions. Many skin diseases, including psoriasis, have been described in association with HCV infection. We retrospectively… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3083.2011.04360.x

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@article{Brazzelli2012HepatitisCI, title={Hepatitis C infection in Italian psoriatic patients: prevalence and correlation with patient age and psoriasis severity.}, author={V Brazzelli and Andrea Carugno and Adriana Alborghetti and Raffaello Cananzi and Laura Sangiovanni and Giorgio Barbarini and A De Silvestri and R G Borroni}, journal={Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV}, year={2012}, volume={26 12}, pages={1581-2} }