High prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in patients with severe psoriasis with suboptimal performance of screening questionnaires.
AffiliationDepartment of Rheumatology, St Vincent's University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, 4, Ireland.
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CitationHigh prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in patients with severe psoriasis with suboptimal performance of screening questionnaires. 2013, 72 (5):736-40 Ann. Rheum. Dis.
JournalAnnals of the rheumatic diseases
AbstractThe objectives of this study were to: (1) assess the prevalence of psoriatic arthritis (PsA) among Psoriasis (Ps) patients attending dermatology clinics; (2) identify clinical predictors of the development of PsA; and (3) compare the performance of three PsA screening questionnaires: Psoriatic Arthritis Screening and Evaluation (PASE), Psoriasis Epidemiology Screening Tool (PEST) and Toronto Psoriatic Arthritis Screening (ToPAS).