psoriatic arthropathy


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psoriatic arthropathy

; arthritis mutilans sero-negative, rheumatoid arthritis-like joint lesions, classically affecting distal interphalangeal joints of the fingers and toes in one in ten patients with psoriasis, presenting as dactylitis; 1:3 cases develop enthesiopathy and exuberant spur formation at insertions of plantar fascia and/or Achilles tendon
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8 years; 9 males) with active psoriatic arthropathy.
Patients with three or more tender or swollen joints and positive erosive changes on plain radiographs were considered to have active psoriatic arthropathy.
It would have made the diagnosis of psoriatic arthropathy easier.
No studies have looked at the effect of homeopathy on psoriasis or psoriatic arthropathy.
David Chandler of the Psoriatic Arthropathy Alliance who has psoriatic arthritis gave an insight into living with the disease at the briefing and commented, "It took me ten years from the onset of my symptoms before I was given an accurate diagnosis.
In some cases, sterile pustules form - usually on the palms and soles - while other people develop a flaky scalp, thickening and pitting of the nails, and/or a form of arthritis known as psoriatic arthropathy.