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The effect of hypertension on the course and severity of psoriasis

DOI: https://doi.org/10.29296/25877305-2023-04-18

M. Muminova(1); Professor O. Zhukova(1), MD; E. Dvoryankova(2), MD; Professor
I. Korsunskaya(2), MD
1-Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Moscow
2-Center for Theoretical Problems of Physicochemical Pharmacology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

Hypertension is one of the significant comorbid diseases in psoriatic patients that have an important impact on the quality of life of patients. Early studies and literature reviews mostly considered psoriasis as an inducing factor in the development of many comorbidities, including cardiovascular diseases in general, and also highlighted the influence of psoriasis on the severity and course of comorbid conditions. In this review, special attention is paid to hypertension as an independent risk factor for the onset of psoriasis, pathogenetic mechanisms indicating the possibility of psoriasis induction by existing hypertension are presented, as well as information on how hypertension aggravates the course, clinical manifestations, severity and the possibility of therapy of the underlying disease.

concomitant cardiovascular pathology
angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors.

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