Psoriatic Arthritis (Oxford Rheumatology Library)

Psoriatic Arthritis (Oxford Rheumatology Library)

Dafna Gladman, Cheryl F. Rosen, and Vinod Chandran

Print publication date: Apr 2014

ISBN: 9780199692095

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Abstract

This resource covers the epidemiology and diagnostic and classification criteria of psoriatic arthritis, and describes the clinical features of the disease, including skin and nail involvement, articular, and other extra-articular manifestations. Laboratory features and imaging characteristics are covered in detail, along with co-morbidities and their impact. A comprehensive review of skin disease therapy is also provided, along with the various treatment options for joint disease, including traditional disease modifying therapy and newer biologic agents