Psoriatic arthritis. Follow-up study.

  title={Psoriatic arthritis. Follow-up study.},
  author={Mark E. Roberts and Victoria Ann Wright and Allan G. Hill and A C Mehra},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  volume={35 3},
227 patients with psoriasis and various forms of arthritis have been kept under review. Psoriasis and inflammatory arthropathy was present in 168 patients, of whom 94 have been followed up for more than 10 years. An arthritis indistinguishable from rheumatoid disease was present in 78%, distal joint arthritis in 16-6%, and deforming arthritis in 4-8%. There was a female predominance in the sex ratio of patients, although males predominated in the distal joint group (male:female 1-5:1). The peak… CONTINUE READING