- Obesity in early adulthood as a risk factor for psoriatic arthritisRazieh Soltani-Arabshahi
Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132, USA
Arch Dermatol 146:721-6. 2010..To study whether obesity increases the risk of psoriatic arthritis (PsA), given that obesity is a risk factor for psoriasis and is associated with more severe disease...
- Association between IL13 polymorphisms and psoriatic arthritis is modified by smokingKristina Callis Duffin
Department of Dermatology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
J Invest Dermatol 129:2777-83. 2009..88, P=0.74, CC/non-smoker, prevalence 42% (reference), CC/smoker prevalence 47%, OR 1.21, P=0.47). This study suggests that IL13 polymorphisms associate most strongly with PsA and that smoking may modulate this effect...