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psoriatic arthritis

 

Definition: the concurrence of psoriasis and polyarthritis, resembling rheumatoid arthritis but thought to be a specific disease entity, seronegative for rheumatoid factor and often involving the digits.

Synonym(s): arthropathia psoriatica

See Also: arthritis mutilans

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