Psoriatic Arthritis: A Review - European Medical Journal

Psoriatic Arthritis: A Review

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*Farrouq Mahmood,1 Philip Helliwell2

The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.

EMJ Rheumatol. ;3[1]:114-117. DOI/10.33590/emjrheumatol/10313412.
Psoriatic arthritis (PSA), disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), biologics, the classification of psoriatic arthritis (CASPAR), dactylitis, arthritis mutilans, rheumatoid arthritis, tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α)

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Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis which affects the skin and musculoskeletal system. If not diagnosed early and treated effectively it can result in joint deformity and disability. Treatments such as oral disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and biologic therapy are effective but have side effects which could limit their use in certain individuals. Further research aimed at identifying cases earlier in order to improve outcomes is currently being conducted.

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