Metabolic Syndrome in Psoriasis among Urban South Indians: A Case Control Study Using SAM-NCEP Criteria.

@article{Girisha2017MetabolicSI,
  title={Metabolic Syndrome in Psoriasis among Urban South Indians: A Case Control Study Using SAM-NCEP Criteria.},
  author={Banavasi S Girisha and Neetha Thomas},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2017},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={
          WC01-WC04
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin associated with increased cardiovascular morbidity. Metabolic syndrome is a significant forecaster of cardiovascular events. AIM To assess the association of metabolic syndrome and its components in patients with psoriasis and to compare it with the age and sex matched control group. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a hospital based case-control study on 156 adult patients with chronic plaque psoriasis and 156 patients… CONTINUE READING