A type of arthritis that is often characterized by pain, stiffness, and swelling around the joints; a decreased range of motion in the affected joints; nail changes such as pitting; and skin psoriasis. It develops in 10% to 30% of people with psoriasis, but it may also occur on its own.
Chronic arthritis associated with psoriasis and most common in people with psoriasis. Psoriatic arthritis causes pain, stiffness, and swelling in the joints and likely stems from immune system malfunction.
a genetically driven autoimmune disease that occurs in less than 10% of persons with psoriasis. Large and small joints are affected. Psoriatic arthritis is often associated with psoriasis in fingernails and toenails.
This disease is characterized by stiffness, pain, and swelling in the joints–especially of the hands and feet. It affects about 23% of people with psoriasis. Early diagnosis and treatment can help inhibit the progression of joint deterioration.
Psoriatic arthritis (or arthropathic psoriasis) is a type of inflammatory arthritis that affects around 20% of people suffering from the chronic skin condition psoriasis. It occurs more commonly in patients with tissue type HLA-B27. Treatment of psoriatic arthritis is similar to that of rheumatoid arthritis.