What is the mortality risk of psoriasis?

Updated: Nov 20, 2020
  • Author: Jacquiline Habashy, DO, MSc; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Mild psoriasis does not appear to increase risk of death. [17] However, men with severe psoriasis died 3.5 years earlier compared with men without the disease. Women with severe psoriasis died 4.4 years earlier compared with women without the disease. [17]


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