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Smoking related COPD and facial wrinkling: is there a common susceptibility?

Authors
  • Patel, B D
  • Loo, W J
  • Tasker, A D
  • Screaton, N J
  • Burrows, N P
  • Silverman, E K
  • Lomas, D A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Thorax
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2006
Volume
61
Issue
7
Pages
568–571
Identifiers
PMID: 16774949
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Facial wrinkling is associated with COPD in smokers, and both disease processes may share a common susceptibility. Facial wrinkling in smokers may therefore be a biomarker of susceptibility to COPD.

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