Children with psoriasis in increased risk for obesity By Helen Albert.

Children with psoriasis in increased risk for obesity By Helen Albert, Senior medwireNews Reporter Children with psoriasis have a larger risk for being overweight or obese than those without the disorder, report researchers. The association was present in all the kids with psoriasis whatever the severity of their disorder, but the team discovered that central obesity was more common in children with severe psoriasis and suggest that monitoring of the patients should be especially vigilant. Several 205 aged controls without psoriasis were recruited for comparison purposes similarly emotional burnout .9 percent versus 20.5 percent, of severity of psoriasis regardless.29 times more prevalent in psoriatic children than controls.