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McLaughlin M, Östör A. Early treatment of psoriatic arthritis improves prognosis. Practitioner 2014;258 (1777)21-24

Early treatment of psoriatic arthritis improves prognosis

15 Dec 2014Pais-up subscribers

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic, autoimmune disease affecting up to 1% of the adult population and up to 40% of those with psoriasis. Around 20% of patients develop PsA before psoriasis, often many years before skin or nail changes. Aggressive treatment of early stage progressive PsA can substantially improve the long-term prognosis.


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