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  What Is Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis. The arthritis presents with pain, swelling and stiffness which is worse at rest and improves with activity. Additional features include..

  Who Gets Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis affects men and women equally, with a peak age of onset in the mid thirties. It may, however, affect children and the elderly. Most recent studies suggest that..

  How Often Does Psoriatic Arthritis Occur
The exact frequency of psoriatic arthritis is unknown. Estimates of psoriatic arthritis in the general population have varied from 0.04% in the Faroe Island to 0.1% at the Mayo Clinic. However..

  What Causes Psoriatic Arthritis
It is not yet known what causes psoriatic arthritis. However, hereditary factors, environmental factors and immunological factors play a role..

  What Else Looks Like Psoriatic Arthritis
Psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are both inflammatory forms of arthritis, presenting with pain and swelling in the affected joints and reduced function. These forms of arthritis are usually associated with morning stiffness, which usually improves with activity and is aggravated by rest..