• diagnosis
  • They found there was a higher prevalence of lower back pain associated with a prior diagnosis of psoriasis. (healthcentral.com)
  • Joint radiographs: Can facilitate the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis. (theartchics.com)
  • Conduct the largest and most comprehensive realignment and expansion of its psoriatic arthritis program - including reducing the time of diagnosis from four years to one - since NPF began serving this patient population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Diagnosis is made by clinical examination from an appropriate health professional, and may be supported by other tests such as radiology and blood tests, depending on the type of suspected arthritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • itchy
  • Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes itchy or sore patches of thick, red skin with silvery scales. (ahrq.gov)
  • onset
  • After standing for parliament as a Labour candidate at the 1964 general election, his health was affected by the onset of psoriatic arthropathy which led to Potter becoming a playwright. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • A person could have few skin lesions, but have many joints affected by the arthritis. (psoriasis.org)
  • However, having psoriasis on the skin and nail changes are usually indicators of psoriatic arthritis. (psoriasis.org)
  • When psoriasis starts, you may see a few red bumps on your skin. (webmd.com)
  • If you have mild to moderate psoriasis, you may get some relief from skin creams. (webmd.com)
  • Rarely, a form of pustular psoriasis can affect skin apart from the palms and soles. (theartchics.com)
  • Injury to the skin, including excessive scratching, may trigger a patch of psoriasis to develop. (theartchics.com)
  • The hallmark symptom of pustular psoriasis is red, irritated skin surrounding white blisters of noninfectious pus consisting of white blood cells. (theartchics.com)
  • Pustular psoriasis is characterized by pus-filled blisters that form on the skin often in clusters. (theartchics.com)
  • Psoriasis is a disease whose main symptom is gray or silvery flaky patches on the skin which are red and inflamed underneath. (dmoztools.net)
  • Injury to the skin can trigger psoriatic skin changes at that spot, which is known as the Koebner phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inverse psoriasis forms red patches in skin folds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inverse psoriasis (also known as flexural psoriasis) appears as smooth, inflamed patches of skin. (wikipedia.org)
  • Psoriasis in the mouth is very rare, in contrast to lichen planus, another common papulosquamous disorder that commonly involves both the skin and mouth. (wikipedia.org)
  • Suffering from the skin disease psoriasis and crippling psoriatic arthritis, detective novelist Dan Dark is in such pain in a hospital that he begins to delve into fantasy, resulting in several storylines told simultaneously: A film noir based on Dark's novel, The Singing Detective, in which a nightclub singer/private eye, hired by Mark Binney, takes on a strange case involving prostitutes and two mysterious men. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dead Sea salt was used by the peoples of Ancient Egypt and it has been utilized in various unguents, skin creams, and soaps since then. (wikipedia.org)
  • Common skin ailments - for treating skin disorders such as acne and psoriasis which may be relieved by regularly soaking the affected area in water with added Dead Sea salt. (wikipedia.org)
  • He had began to suffer in 1962 from a condition known as psoriatic arthropathy causing arthritis to develop in his joints as well as affecting his skin with psoriasis. (wikipedia.org)
  • biologic
  • The Pharmacor advisory service entitled Psoriasis finds that the continued uptake of Janssen's interleukin 12/23 inhibitor Stelara, which is expected to experience first-line biologic use ahead of the TNF-alpha inhibitors in the second half of the 2012-2022 forecast period, will drive sales growth. (bio-medicine.org)
  • arthropathy
  • As an uncommon arthropathy, arthritis mutilans was originally described as affecting the hands, feet, fingers, and/or toes, but can refer in general to severe derangement of any joint damaged by arthropathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • stiffness
  • Psoriatic arthritis can cause swelling, stiffness and pain in and around the joints, cause nail changes and overall fatigue. (psoriasis.org)
  • Spondyloarthritis (M07.2): This type is characterized by stiffness of the neck or the sacroiliac joint of the spine, but can also affect the hands and feet, in a similar fashion to symmetric arthritis. (wikipedia.org)