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Psoriatic Arthritis

Is Something Changing?
  • Rafael Scarpa
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Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 455)

Summary

The definition of psoriatic arthritis may be at least inadequate. Moreover, diagnostic criteria proposed may be too restrictive. This may have affected the collection of reliable epidemiological data and may also influenced the classification of the disease. In this article all these aspects are discussed with the aim of offering an up-date on this intriguing disease. Therapeutic options are also examined.

Keywords

Tiaprofenic Acid Psoriatic Patient Gold Salt Axial Pattern Nail Psoriasis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rafael Scarpa
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  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineRheumatology Research Unit, University Federico IINaplesItaly

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