Psoriasis and the liver: problems, causes and course.

  title={Psoriasis and the liver: problems, causes and course.},
  author={Elona Tula and Tulin Ergun and Dilek Seçkin and Zuleyha Ozgen and E. Ozgur Avsar},
  journal={The Australasian journal of dermatology},
  volume={58 3},
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVES Psoriasis patients have a higher risk of liver abnormalities such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), drug-induced hepatitis, alcoholic hepatitis and neutrophilic cholangitis, than the general population. Associated liver disease limits therapeutic options and necessitates careful monitoring. The aim of the study was to identify liver problems in psoriasis patients and to investigate the underlying causes as well as their course. METHODS The files of 518… CONTINUE READING