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Cohort study finds a twofold greater psoriasis risk linked to a PCOS diagnosis

Key clinical point: Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) was associated with an increased psoriasis risk, independent of metabolic risk factors.

Major finding: PCOS was associated with increased risk of new-onset psoriasis (adjusted hazard ratio, 2.07).

Study details: A population-based cohort analysis with 4,707 patients with PCOS and 18,828 age-matched controls.

Disclosures: The presenter, Dr. Chen, reported no relevant financial disclosures.


Tsung-Hsien Lee et al. GRAPPA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting.