Psoriatic Arthritis (The Facts)

Psoriatic Arthritis (The Facts)

By: Vinod Chandran (author), Dafna D. Gladman (author)Paperback

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Description

Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. It is characterised by swelling and inflammation in and around the joints as well as inflammation of the skin. While there is currently no cure for psoriatic arthritis, several new treatments are emerging that offer new hope to patients. In this guide for patients, the authors draw on their experience from one of the largest clinics in the world that is dedicated to understanding and managing patients with psoriatic arthritis, and highlight what is know about the causes and clinical features, along with the emotional impact that this condition has on peoples lives and how to manage it.

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Contents

1. What is psoriatic arthritis? ; 2. The relationship between psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis ; 3. Psoriatic arthritis and other spondyloarthritides ; 4. What causes psoriatic arthritis ; 5. Clinical features of psoriatic arthritis ; 6. Radiologic features of psoriatic arthritis ; 7. How is the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis made? ; 8. Functional and emotional impact ; 9. Non-drug therapy ; 10. Drug therapy ; 11. Surgery in psoriatic arthritis ; 12. A team approach ; 13. Lessons from the University of Toronto Psoriatic Arthritis clinic ; 14. International collaboration ; 15. Current outlook for patients with psoriatic arthritis

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/10/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780199231225
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 168
  • ID: 9780199231225
  • weight: 188
  • ISBN10: 0199231222

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