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Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is associated with psoriasis and arthritis. Patients may develop either condition first and they may occur years apart.
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Otezla (apremilast) - What You Need to Know
Otezla is an oral treatment approved by the FDA for adults with active psoriatic arthritis.

Facts About Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis is associated with two conditions, psoriasis and arthritis. You can develop either condition first.

Psoriatic Arthritis Screening Quiz
Symptoms of psoriatic arthritis are variable making it difficult to diagnose. Symptoms can mimic other forms of arthritis too. Diagnosis is based on clinical findings and diagnostic tests to rule out other conditions. Do you have symptoms which could be associated with psoriatic arthritis?

How to Recognize Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis
There are five types of psoriatic arthritis which differ in symptoms and disease course.

Psoriatic Arthritis - 10 Things You Should Know
As its name suggests, psoriatic arthritis is associated with psoriasis and arthritis. Initially, the disease can be confused with rheumatoid arthritis and gout.

Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment Guidelines
The Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis has issued the first-ever international guidelines for psoriatic arthritis treatment.

Psoriatic Arthritis - Test Your Knowledge
Psoriatic arthritis is one of over 100 types of arthritis. Psoriatic arthritis is associated with psoriasis (a skin disease in which scaly red and white patches develop on the skin). Researchers believe psoriatic arthritis is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. How much do you know about psoriatic arthritis?

The Differences Between Psoriatic Arthritis And Rheumatoid Arthritis
Distinction between rheumatoid arthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

HLA-B27 and Rheumatic Disease
HLA-B27 is an inherited gene marker associated with several rheumatic diseases.

Severe Psoriasis May Increase Heart Attack Risk
Study shows severe forms of psoriasis may be associated with an increased risk of heart attack.

Psoriatic Arthritis
Information on psoriatic arthritis, including an overview, symptoms, treatments, prevention. Illustrated resource.

An In-Depth Report: Psoriasis
An in-depth report on the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of psoriasis.

Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a common skin inflammation (irritation and swelling) characterized by frequent episodes of redness; itching; and thick, dry, silvery scales on the skin. It may be severe in those who have other autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and lupus.

Guttate psoriasis
Guttate psoriasis, is a form of psoriasis with characteristic water drop shaped scaly macules.

Psoriasis on the Knuckles (Image)
This is a picture of a typical case of psoriasis, with small lesions over the extensor surfaces of the knuckles. Note the changes in the fingernails.

Psoriasis, guttate on the arms and chest (Image)
Picture of guttate (drop-shaped) psoriasis on the arms and chest. Guttate psoriasis is a rare form of psoriasis. It frequently follows a streptococcal infection, appears rapidly and affects the face, chest, and nearest limbs. The patches are small and round or oval and have the typical appearance of psoriasis. This photo shows the diffuse and widespread coverage on the arm and chest.

Psoriasis, guttate on the cheek (Image)
Picture of guttate (drop-shaped) psoriasis on face and neck. Guttate psoriasis is a rare form of psoriasis. It frequently follows a streptococcal infection, appears rapidly and affects the face, chest, and nearest limbs. The patches are small and round or oval and have the typical appearance of psoriasis. This photograph shows the diffuse and widespread coverage on the face and neck.

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