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Alcohol-Related Death More Likely in Psoriasis Patients

Background: Alcohol consumption is a common problem for psoriasis patients; excessive alcohol consumption occurs in up to a third. In fact, the worse the psoriasis, the greater the alcohol intake. What does that mean in terms of mortality for psoriasis patients, as if they need one more potentially lethal comorbidity? Objective: To find out whether patients with psoriasis have an elevated risk of alcohol-related death. Design: Population-based cohort study. Methods: The authors min more...
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