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Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is an immune-mediated disease. An immune-mediated disease is a chronic inflammatory condition caused by an abnormal response of the body’s immune system.

It occurs in different parts of the body and may lead to multiple symptoms, such as joint inflammation and damage, and skin lesions, which can develop together or separately over time.

Psoriatic Arthritis Quick Facts

Although psoriatic arthritis may be unpredictable, recognizing its symptoms can help you better understand your condition. To help you have a more informed conversation about treatment with your doctor, here are a few quick facts about psoriatic arthritis:

Getting Diagnosed With Psoriatic Arthritis

 

Different ways
in which psoriatic arthritis can appear:

 

Dactylitis is reported in
40% to 50% of patients
with psoriatic arthritis

 

Enthesitis is seen in
30% to 50% of patients
with psoriatic arthritis

 

Up to 30% of patients with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis

You Are Not Alone

 

In the United States, approximately
329,000 adults have psoriatic arthritis

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