Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with Psoriatic Arthritis among Patients with Psoriasis

@inproceedings{Yan2018ClinicalAG,
  title={Clinical and Genetic Risk Factors Associated with Psoriatic Arthritis among Patients with Psoriasis},
  author={Di Yan and Richard S Ahn and Stephen Leslie and Wilson Liao},
  booktitle={Dermatology and therapy},
  year={2018}
}
IntroductionPsoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic, inflammatory arthritis that affects an estimated 30% of patients with psoriasis. PsA is underdiagnosed in primary care and dermatology clinics due to a variety of reasons, including failure of healthcare providers to ask about symptoms, overlap of symptoms and signs with other rheumatologic conditions, and lack of a specific diagnostic test. A delay in PsA diagnosis and treatment, even as short as 6 months, can lead to decreased quality of… CONTINUE READING
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