Am J Case Rep 2021 Apr 2;22:e930041. Epub 2021 Apr 2.
Department of Rheumatology, Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Hackensack Meridian Health, Neptune, NJ, USA.
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease associated with multiple comorbidities including psoriatic arthritis (PsA), atherosclerotic disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and depression. Interestingly, nonischemic cardiomyopathy, especially dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), has been associated with psoriasis and reported in only in a few cases in the literature. CASE REPORT We report the rare case of a 58-year-old man with a medical history of untreated severe psoriasis and PsA who presented with a sudden onset of shortness of breath. Read More