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Arthritis, Psoriatic

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Synonyms of Arthritis, Psoriatic

  • Arthropathic Psoriasis

Disorder Subdivisions

  • Asymmetric Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Spondyloarthritis
  • Symmetric Arthritis

General Discussion

Psoriatic, Arthritis is a rheumatoid-like arthritic condition characterized by pain and swelling (inflammation) of the joints (arthritis) that occurs in association with gray discoloration or scaly plaques of the skin (psoriasis). Abnormalities of the nails may also be present. In many cases, skin symptoms precede the development of arthritis by several years. The exact cause of the psoriatic arthritis is unknown.

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