Fast Five Quiz: Psoriatic Arthritis Presentation and Diagnosis

Herbert S. Diamond, MD


January 29, 2020

Figure 1. Psoriatic arthritis, illustration

Data suggest that psoriatic arthritis presents before psoriasis in 15%-20% of cases. In those cases, a family history may reveal a hereditary pattern of psoriasis.

In the majority of patients (60%-80%), psoriasis appears to precede the onset of psoriatic arthritis. Occasionally, arthritis and psoriasis appear simultaneously.

Learn more about the presentation of psoriatic arthritis.


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