Psoriatic Arthritis

What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Experts estimate that approximately 30 percent of people with psoriasis (a skin condition characterized by itchy, scaly rashes and crumbling nails) also develop a form of inflammatory arthritis called psoriatic arthritis. Read More >>

Psoriatic Arthritis Symptoms

The symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include joint pain and stiffness, skin rashes, nail changes, fatigue, eye problems, and swelling and tenderness in fingers and feet. Read More >>

Psoriatic Arthritis Causes

The cause of psoriatic arthritis is unknown. . Researchers believe the disease may be caused by genes or also can be triggered by an infection or outside factor, such as extreme stress or injury, that affects the immune system of those already genetically predisposed. Read More >>

Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis

Diagnosing psoriatic arthritis can be a tricky process because its symptoms frequently mimic those of other forms of arthritis, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), gout and osteoarthritis. Read More >>

Psoriatic Arthritis Self Care

Self-care strategies for people with psoriatic arthritis can help ease the severity of flares and manage symptoms. Read More >>

More About Psoriatic Arthritis

Learn more about psoriatic arthritis, including details on the latest PsA news and research. Read More >>

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