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Common Symptoms Of Psoriatic Arthritis

Common Symptoms Of Psoriatic Arthritis,PsoriasisPA is usually lighter than rheumatoid arthritis, and sometimes show the acute gout symptoms, the attack age of onset is between 30-40 years old, children under 13 years old have less cases. The joint symptoms company with skin symptoms can aggravate and ease in the same time. The normal psoriasis repeatedly aggravated some times, then the joints show the psoriatic psoriasis symptoms. Some pustular and erythrodermic psoriasis patients also suffer joint symptoms.

Joints Symptoms

Some doctors based on the performance characteristics of psoriatic arthritis, they divided psoriatic arthritis into such clinical types.

1. Some fingers (toes) type. The most common type accounting for about 70% of the cases. One or severe finger joint influenced, which are asymmetry with tenosynovitis and joint swelling, so the fingers (toes) may show intestinal swelling shapes.

2. Rheumatoid arthritis type. It is account about 15% and symmetry.The patients may occur rheumatoid arthritis clinical features like morning stiffness. It is diagnosed as rheumatoid arthritis overlap to psoriasis.

3. the asymmetry distal articulated between fingers (toes). It is about 5% of he cases, mainly the joints between the distal fingers (toes), the symptoms manifested as swelling, deformity, which often starts from the toes, then the other joints get influenced. Female patients are more common.

4.The mutilation arthritis which is about 5% of the cases with severe joint destruction. Normally attack the hands, feet multiple joints and sacroiliac joints which is characterized by progressive erosion of adjacent joint, causing osteolysis. This type is often extensive and severe as pustular or erythrodermic psoriasis.

The fingers or toes nails changes

The symptoms like finger (toes) nails are cross-sectional, longitudinal ridges, discoloration, subungual hyperkeratosis, onycholysis and so on.

Skin symptoms

The skin lesions occur on your scalp or limbs stretched side, especially your elbow, and knee areas, which is scattered or generalized distribution, and the damages are papules and plaques normally with round or irregular shapes, which can be covered with silver scales.

Other symptoms

The psoriatic arthritis can be associated with other systems symptoms, such as acute anterior uveitis, conjunctivitis, scleritis, keratitis sicca, inflammatory bowel disease and gastrointestinal tract amyloidosis. Other disease may include spinal inflammatory heart disease, aortic regurgitation, persistent block, cardiac hypertrophy, fever, weight loss, anemia and other symptoms.

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