National Psoriasis Foundation clinical consensus on psoriasis comorbidities and recommendations for screening

J Am Acad Dermatol. 2008 Jun;58(6):1031-42. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2008.01.006. Epub 2008 Mar 4.


There have been several articles and reports in recent months about comorbidities and risks that affect psoriasis patients in addition to their underlying disease. This piece reviews the current literature and begins to address what should be done with this new information by updating the clinician about what health screening tests, preventative exams, and referrals should be considered in this population.

Publication types

  • Consensus Development Conference
  • Practice Guideline
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Cardiovascular Diseases / complications
  • Humans
  • Infections / complications
  • Neoplasms / complications
  • Psoriasis / complications*
  • Psoriasis / diagnosis*
  • Psoriasis / therapy
  • Risk Factors