New PDF release: Atlas of Psoriatic Arthritis

By Dafna D. Gladman (auth.), P. J. Mease MED (RHUUH), P. S. Helliwell DM, PhD, FRCP (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1846288967

ISBN-13: 9781846288968

ISBN-10: 1846288975

ISBN-13: 9781846288975

Atlas of Psoriatic Arthritis

Eds. Mease and Helliwell

A visible advisor to the complicated and inter-related illnesses of psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, this quantity comprises greater than a hundred and fifty pictures spanning a large spectrum of diversifications of the sickness. every one bankruptcy includes an introductory assessment, in addition to a sequence of suitable pictures and tables during which the most important details on each one subject is printed. The content material is accomplished and authoritative, that includes contributions from prime specialists who chart the ailments from analysis via to scientific therapy.

This ebook includes an expansive yet uncomplicated to digest precis of the topic, that includes up to date dialogue through well known box practitioners at the following areas:

  • Epidemiology
  • Aetiology and pathogenesis
  • Clinical evaluation
  • Paediatric psoriatic arthritis
  • Imaging
  • Skin disease
  • Management of psoriasis
  • Treatment of psoriatic arthritis

Along with charting the increase of radiological imaging within the topic, the publication additionally comprises sections on juvenile psoriatic arthritis, with a view to reduction clinicians in distinguishing the features and lines of the affliction in youngsters, in addition to discussions of medical drug trials.

Overall, the publication may be of specific curiosity to rheumatologists, dermatologists, and family members practitioners, with the atlas’ photographs specifically supplying a necessary reference library.

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McGonagle D. Diagnosis and treatment of enthesitis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2003; 29:549–560. 3. Taylor WJ, Porter GG, Helliwell PS. Operational definitions and observer reliability of the plain radiographic features of psoriatic arthritis. J Rheumatol 2003; 30:2645–2658. 4. McGonagle D, Conaghan PG, Emery P. Psoriatic arthritis: a unified concept twenty years on. Arthritis Rheum 1999; 42:1080–1086. 5. Fournie B, Crognier L, Arnaud C et al. Proposed classification criteria of psoriatic arthritis. A preliminary study in 260 patients.

Vandooren B, Kruitof E, Yu DT et al. Involvement of matrix metalloproteinases and their inhibitors in peripheral synovitis and down-regulation by tumor necrosis factor alpha blockade in spondylarthropathy. Arthritis Rheum 2004; 50: 2942–2953. 31. Vaz A, Barton J, Ritchlin C. Psoriatic arthritis: an update for clinicians. Intl J Adv Rheumatol 2005; 2:126–134. 3 Clinical Evaluation Philip Helliwell Although psoriatic arthritis (PsA) was initially thought to be a variant of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), the pioneering work of Wright and Baker identified the distinctive features of the arthritis occurring in association with psoriasis [1].

15. Moll JM, Wright V. Psoriatic arthritis. Semin Arthritis Rheum 1973; 3:55–78. 16. McGonagle D, Gibbon W, O’Connor P et al. Characteristic magnetic resonance imaging entheseal changes of knee synovitis in spondylarthropathy. Arthritis Rheum 1998; 41:694–700. 17. Laloux L, Voisin MC, Allain J et al. Immunohistological study of entheses in spondyloarthropathies: comparison in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2001; 60:316–321. 18. Marzo-Ortega H, McGonagle D, O’Connor P et al.

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