Nail and distal interphalangeal joint in psoriatic arthritis.

  title={Nail and distal interphalangeal joint in psoriatic arthritis.},
  author={Raffaele Scarpa and Ernesto Soscia and Rosario Peluso and Mariangela Atteno and Francesco Manguso and Antonio Del Puente and Angelo Span{\`o} and Cesare Sirignano and Alfonso Oriente and Matteo Nicola Dario Di Minno and Salvatore Iervolino and Marco Salvatore},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  volume={33 7},
OBJECTIVE To study distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) with or without onychopathy, using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). METHODS Twenty-three patients with PsA (9/14 F/M, median age 47 yrs), 12 with onychopathy (2/10 F/M, median age 44 yrs) and 11 without (7/4 F/M, median age 52 yrs), and 10 control subjects (5/5 F/M, median age 43.2 yrs) were enrolled. MRI of nail and distal phalanx (DP) including examination of DIP joints was carried out. MRI… CONTINUE READING


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