Psoriatic arthritis: from pathogenesis to therapy

  title={Psoriatic arthritis: from pathogenesis to therapy},
  author={Oliver M Fitzgerald and Robert J. Winchester},
  journal={Arthritis Research & Therapy},
  pages={214 - 214}
Psoriatic arthritis is a multigenic autoimmune disease that involves synovial tissue, entheseal sites and skin, and that may result in significant joint damage. Although there are no diagnostic tests for psoriatic arthritis, research has identified consistent features that help to distinguish the condition from other common rheumatic diseases. Comparison of HLA-B and HLA-C regions in psoriatic arthritis with those in psoriasis without joint involvement demonstrates significant differences, such… CONTINUE READING