Therapeutic Strategies in Psoriasis Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: Focus on New Agents

@article{Gan2013TherapeuticSI,
  title={Therapeutic Strategies in Psoriasis Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis: Focus on New Agents},
  author={Emily Yiping Gan and Wei-sheng Chong and Hong Liang Tey},
  journal={BioDrugs},
  year={2013},
  volume={27},
  pages={359-373}
}
Psoriatic arthritis affects approximately 6–42 % of patients with psoriasis. It is useful for physicians or dermatologists managing psoriasis patients to be aware of how to concurrently manage the joint manifestations, as it is preferable and convenient to use a single agent in such patients. However, only certain therapies are effective for both. Systemic agents, which can be used for both skin and joint manifestations, include methotrexate and ciclosporin. For the group of biologic agents… CONTINUE READING
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