Fast Five Quiz: Psoriatic Arthritis Presentation and Diagnosis

Herbert S. Diamond, MD; Eric M. Ruderman, MD; Marina Magrey, MD


January 25, 2023

Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic inflammatory arthritis that occurs in people with psoriasis. Up to 30% of patients with psoriasis have psoriatic arthritis. There are five patterns of joint involvement: polyarticular, oligoarticular, distal, axial, and arthritis mutilans. The oligoarticular form is the most common pattern of joint involvement. Left untreated, it can lead to permanent joint damage.

How much do you know about the presentation and diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.


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