Association between obesity and pediatric psoriasis

Manrup K. Hunjan, Hilal D Maradit Kremers, Christine Lohse, Megha M Tollefson

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Obese children are at higher risk of developing psoriasis, and obesity severity is correlated with psoriasis severity. The relationship between obesity and pediatric psoriasis was explored in a well-defined population. Obesity and psoriasis coexist at diagnosis, but it is likely that obesity commonly precedes psoriasis in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalPediatric Dermatology
StateAccepted/In press - Jan 1 2018



  • Children
  • Obesity
  • Psoriasis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Dermatology

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