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Does psoriasis cause arthritis?
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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints.
However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease.

In brief: Sometimes
Psoriasis is an immunological condition that affects the skin and joints.
However, not everyone have manifestations of both, and many have only skin or only joint involvement. We are learning that psoriasis also affects the cardiovascular system, increasing the risk for heart disease.
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han
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Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Sometimes
One type of arthritis is psoriatic arthritis.
That does not mean that everyone that has skin psoriasis will have psoriatic arthritis.

In brief: Sometimes
One type of arthritis is psoriatic arthritis.
That does not mean that everyone that has skin psoriasis will have psoriatic arthritis.
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
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In brief: See below
Psoriasis is a form of arthritis.

In brief: See below
Psoriasis is a form of arthritis.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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