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How can smoking cause psoriasis?

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Some experts think that smoking can worsen psoriasis symptoms.

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Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD, associate director of dermatopharmacology, department of dermatology, New York University School of Medicine; co-director, Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Center; consultant for Amgen, Biogen, Genentech, Fujisawa, and 3M. Jeffrey M. Weinberg, MD, director, Clinical Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City; assistant clinical professor of dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; consultant for Amgen and Genentech. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. American Academy of Dermatology. American Academy of Dermatology, PsoriasisNet. National Psoriasis Foundation. Abel, E. , April 2005. ACP Medicine

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Bruce E. Strober, MD, PhD, associate director of dermatopharmacology, department of dermatology, New York University School of Medicine; co-director, Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Center; consultant for Amgen, Biogen, Genentech, Fujisawa, and 3M. Jeffrey M. Weinberg, MD, director, Clinical Research Center, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York City; assistant clinical professor of dermatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; consultant for Amgen and Genentech. National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. American Academy of Dermatology. American Academy of Dermatology, PsoriasisNet. National Psoriasis Foundation. Abel, E. , April 2005. ACP Medicine

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on December 4, 2018

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