The main aim of this thesis was to investigate the relationship between psoriasis and liver disease, with a main focus on steatosis and liver fibrosis. We determined different levels of inflammation in psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis patients; studied the prevalence and risk of steatosis and liver fibrosis irrespective of known risk factors in psoriasis patients; and finally dicuss nes ways to monitor liver disease in these immunomodulatory inflammatory diseases.

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T.E.C. Nijsten (Tamar) , M. Wakkee (Marlies)
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam

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