Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that typically develops in people who have skin psoriasis. Both are autoimmune diseases, meaning they cause the immune system to attack parts of the body. With psoriatic arthritis, the immune system attacks the joints.

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What Is Psoriatic Arthritis?
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that typically develops in people who have skin psoriasis. Both are autoimmune diseases, meaning they cause the immune system to attack parts of the body. With psoriatic arthritis, the immune system attacks the joints.
11 Signs You Could Have Psoriasis
This autoimmune skin condition produces itchy, red patches and other symptoms that vary by the type of disease and severity.
The Best Books, Apps, Websites, and More for People With Psoriatic Arthritis
These resources can help psoriatic arthritis patients locate a doctor in their area, track symptoms, connect with other people who also have the disease, and much more.
Is It Possible to Have Psoriatic Arthritis Without Psoriasis?
People with the autoimmune disease psoriatic arthritis usually also have the skin condition psoriasis—but not always.
The Different Types of Psoriasis
Psoriasis can take several different forms. Here's how to tell apart these distinct but related conditions.
I Ignored My Autoimmune Disease Symptoms—and Made It Worse
One man didn't take his health seriously after being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, and his conditions worsened as a result.
This Is What It's Like to Have an 'Invisible' Autoimmune Disease
Not having visible symptoms often makes it difficult for friends and loved ones to understand how debilitating an "invisible" disease such as psoriatic arthritis can be.
It Took Doctors 30 Years to Diagnose My Autoimmune Disease
Here's how one woman finally found out she had the autoimmune disease psoriatic arthritis after experiencing symptoms for three decades.
Psoriatic Arthritis: What to Know About This Painful Autoimmune Disease
An autoimmune disease sometimes mistaken for rheumatoid arthritis or osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis causes painful, swollen, stiff joints, and can lead to permanent joint damage without treatment.
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