Enthesitis in psoriatic arthritis.

  title={Enthesitis in psoriatic arthritis.},
  author={Lazaros I Sakkas and Ioannis S. Alexiou and Theodora Simopoulou and Marianna Vlychou},
  journal={Seminars in arthritis and rheumatism},
  volume={43 3},
OBJECTIVES It is increasingly recognized that enthesitis in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is of clinical importance. We review data on the detection, assessment, and treatment of enthesitis and its related dactylitis in PsA. METHODS We searched Pubmed with the search terms psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis in combination with enthesitis, enthesopathy, and treatment, or enthesitis in combination with imaging. RESULTS One hundred fifty-seven papers were selected. Enthesitis occurs… CONTINUE READING