Psoriatic arthritis

A form of arthritis that affects some people who have the skin condition psoriasis.


Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis.


Symptoms include joint pain, stiffness, and swelling, which may flare and subside. Many people with the condition are affected by morning stiffness. Even mild skin psoriasis can have a significant degree of arthritis.


Treatment may include medication to reduce inflammation, steroid injections, or joint replacement surgery.

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