Psoriatic Nail Dystrophy Is Associated with Erosive Disease in the Distal Interphalangeal Joints in Psoriatic Arthritis: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

Affiliation

From the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath; Department of Mathematics, and Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, University of Bath, Bath; Department of Dermatology, and Department of Radiology, Royal United Hospital, Bath; Department of Mathematics, University of Exeter, Exeter; Department of Rheumatology, Cambridge University Hospitals, Cambridge; Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK; Department of Rheumatology, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney, Australia. [Email]

Abstract

To assess whether the association between psoriatic nail dystrophy and radiographic damage in the hands of patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is specific to the distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints.

Keywords

OUTCOME ASSESSMENT,PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS,RADIOGRAPHY,