A 18-year-old female asked:
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my 18 year old daughter has raynauds and psoriatic arthritis. is there a connection?

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Raynaud phenomenon can occur in the absence of known illness. It has also been linked to more than a dozen aliments, many of which have an auto immune feature like psoriatic arthritis.
Answered on Apr 24, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Raynauds and joint: Issues such as arthritis can be related Problems such as arthritis can be related. Psoriatic arthritis is in the. Category of seronegstive or rheum negative arthritides and Raynauds is well known That being said the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis in ann18 year old is rare. A rheumatologist can answer these questions specifically and any 18 year old with arthritis needs a rheumatologist care
Answered on Jan 10, 2016

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