New insights in occult psoriatic arthritis.

  title={New insights in occult psoriatic arthritis.},
  author={Carlo Palazzi and Salvatore D'angelo and Ennio Lubrano and Ignazio Olivieri},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology. Supplement},
Since the 1970s, asymptomatic involvement of several musculoskeletal structures was described in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA). We recently designated this clinical condition as occult PsA. This concept addresses an "underground" inflammatory process that can eventually cause structural damage. The percentage of PsA cases occurring in an occult… CONTINUE READING