Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease characterized by an abnormal T-cell-mediated immune response, and is associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS) and components thereof. However, few prospective studies have investigated the associations between MetS and its components, on the one hand, and the risk of psoriasis, on the other. Therefore, we investigated the association between the presence of MetS and its components and the prospective risk of psoriasis development.

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