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Author Juanola, Xavier ♦ Carvalho, Pedro David ♦ Moragues, Carmen ♦ Rodriguezmoreno, Jesus ♦ Savy, Florencia
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Content type Text
Publisher Sociedade Portuguesa de Reumatologia
File Format PDF
Date Created 2017-07-13
Copyright Year ©2017
Language English ♦ Portuguese
Subject Domain (in LCC) RC31-1245 ♦ RC581-607
Subject Keyword Axial involvement ♦ Immunologic diseases ♦ HLA-B27 ♦ Internal medicine ♦ Allergy ♦ Medicine ♦ ASAS criteria ♦ Psoriatic arthritis ♦ Specialties of internal medicine
Abstract The definition of axial involvement in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is still under debate. Currently, the axial spondyloarthritis (SpA) criteria defined by Assessment of Spondyloarthritis International Society (ASAS) may be the most adequate.(1) The aims of present study were to assess axial involvement according to ASAS criteria in an observational PsA cohort and define the clinical characteristics more associated with this kind of involvement. Our study included consecutive patients who had a visit in a tertiary Rheumatology centre. All patients included fulfill ClASsification criteria for Psoriatic Arthritis (CASPAR) criteria for PsA and all of them had a recent radiographic assessment of sacroiliitis. Clinical and laboratorial data were taken into account to classify patients as fulfilling or not ASAS criteria for axial SpA. Clinical and demographic data were analyzed about their association with presence of ASAS criteria of axial SpA in an univariable logistic regression analysis. Variables with a p-value
ISSN 0303464X
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2017-04-01
e-ISSN 0303464X
Journal Acta Reumatológica Portuguesa
Volume Number 2017
Issue Number 2
Page Count 7
Starting Page 176
Ending Page 182

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