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My joints hurt and there is rough skin around my elbows. Could this be arthritis?
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Dr. Carlos Kier
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
If the skin condition involving the elbows is psoriasis then there is a possibility of psoriatic arthritis, which occurs in 20% of the patients with psoriasis.
This would generally be manifested as painful and swollen joints classically involving 2 or 3 joints.

In brief: Possibly
If the skin condition involving the elbows is psoriasis then there is a possibility of psoriatic arthritis, which occurs in 20% of the patients with psoriasis.
This would generally be manifested as painful and swollen joints classically involving 2 or 3 joints.
Dr. Carlos Kier
Dr. Carlos Kier
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Could be
You should see your internist for a serologic examination to rule out auto-immune conditions at your age.
A dermatologist may also be of assistance in looking at your rough ski to determine if this is possible eczema or psoriatic arthritis.

In brief: Could be
You should see your internist for a serologic examination to rule out auto-immune conditions at your age.
A dermatologist may also be of assistance in looking at your rough ski to determine if this is possible eczema or psoriatic arthritis.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Joseph Gregorace
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
In brief: Arthritis
This could be psoriatic arthritis.
If this pain continues then a consult with a rheumatologist would be recommended.

In brief: Arthritis
This could be psoriatic arthritis.
If this pain continues then a consult with a rheumatologist would be recommended.
Dr. Joseph Gregorace
Dr. Joseph Gregorace
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