• causes
  • Arthritis mutilans' parent condition psoriatic arthritis leaves people with a mortality risk 60% higher than the general population, with premature death causes mirroring those of the general population, cardiovascular issues being most common. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their etiology was unknown until the 20th century and not treatable, like Lyme disease (in the Northern and Northeastern US), coccidiomycosis or Valley fever (in the Western US), and Chikungunya in India and a myriad of causes for postinfectious arthritis also known as reactive arthritis like, for example, the once very common rheumatic fever after Group A Streptococcus infection up to the rare Whipple's disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adults
  • This is between 0.5 and 1% of adults in the developed world with 5 and 50 per 100,000 people newly developing the condition each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers
  • Researchers have discovered certain genetic markers that appear to be associated with psoriatic arthritis. (rxwiki.com)
  • The fellowships, one-year awards up to $50,000, aim to increase the number of scientists focused on studying and treating psoriatic disease by encouraging young scientists to become physician researchers and dedicate their careers to psoriatic disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • skin
  • Many people report improvement of the skin in warmer months, warmer climates, or with increased sunlight exposure. (medicinenet.com)
  • You cannot "catch" it from a person affected by it, and you cannot pass it to anyone else by skin-to-skin contact. (medicinenet.com)
  • patients
  • Funding This report is an independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (Programme Grants for Applied Research, Early detection to improve outcome in patients with undiagnosed psoriatic arthritis, RP-PG-1212-20007). (bmj.com)