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Understanding Psoriatic Arthritis: Symptoms, Causes, and Management

Xiaoya Zhang*

Psoriatic arthritis, a chronic autoimmune disorder closely associated with psoriasis, presents a complex interplay of symptoms, causes, and management strategies. This article provides an overview of this condition, highlighting its distinctive symptoms including joint pain, skin changes, and fatigue. The genetic and environmental factors contributing to its onset are explored, with genetic predisposition and triggering events playing pivotal roles. Diagnosis involves a combination of clinical evaluation, medical history, and imaging techniques, while management encompasses a range of options. These include medications, physical therapy, lifestyle adjustments, and surgical interventions. A holistic approach focusing on early detection and personalized treatment is crucial for enhancing the quality of life for those affected by psoriatic arthritis.


Psoriatic arthritis; Symptoms; Management; Autoimmune disorder; Psoriasis

Published Date: 2023-08-28; Received Date: 2023-08-03