Interplay between environmental factors, articular involvement, and HLA-B27 in patients with psoriatic arthritis.

@article{Scarpa1992InterplayBE,
  title={Interplay between environmental factors, articular involvement, and HLA-B27 in patients with psoriatic arthritis.},
  author={Raffaele Scarpa and A del Puente and Carlo Di Girolamo and Giuliano Della Valle and Ennio Lubrano and Pasquale Oriente},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={1992},
  volume={51 1},
  pages={78-9}
}
Medical records of 138 patients with psoriatic arthritis and 138 with rheumatoid arthritis were reviewed for the occurrence of an environmental factor triggering arthritis. Twelve (9%) of the patients with psoriatic arthritis had had an acute disorder immediately preceding onset of arthritis (an operation in four cases, articular trauma in three, abortion… CONTINUE READING