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Obesity, Smoking, and Psoriasis

Mark Lebwohl, MD; Jeffrey P. Callen, MD
JAMA. 2006;295(2):208-210. doi:10.1001/jama.295.2.208.
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National Psoriasis Foundation. Psoriasis statistics.Available at: http://www.psoriasis.org/about/stats/. Accessibility verified December 9, 2005
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