Journal Info

Title: Jurnal Medical Aradean (Arad Medical Journal)
Abbreviated title: J. Med. Ar.
Publisher: "Vasile Goldis" University Press
Owner: Western University "Vasile Goldis" Arad, Romania
ISSN: 1224-3744
e-ISSN: 2067-7790

Ranking and Indexing

Rank: CNCSIS C (code 292) since 2010

International Database: Index Copernicus Journal Master List Value (2010): 4.66

Who's Online

We have 9 guests online

Index Databases

DEMOGRAPHIC AND CLINICAL PARAMETERS EVALUATION FOR PATIRNTS WITH PSORIATIC VERSUS RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS PDF Print E-mail
Written by Ciacli C.,Cojocaru M.   
Read full article
Article Title: DEMOGRAPHIC AND CLINICAL PARAMETERS EVALUATION FOR PATIRNTS WITH PSORIATIC VERSUS RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
Authors: Camelia Ciacli1 , Cojocaru M2,3
Affiliation: 1 Faculty of General Medicine, Pharmacy and Dental Medicine from „Vasile Goldis” Western University of Arad (Romania); Department of Immunology
2“Titu Maiorescu” University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology, Bucharest
3”Dr. Ion Stoia” Clinical Center for Rheumatic Diseases, Bucharest, Romania
Abstract: Evaluate demographic and clinical parameters for psoriatic arthritis in comparison with rheumatoid arthritis, to demonstrate the existence of clinically significant differences between the two diseases. We investigated two groups of patients: group 1 (patients with psoriatic arthritis diagnosed according to the CASPAR criteria), group 2 (patients with rheumatoid arthritis diagnosed according to the ARA criteria). For each group we analysed as follow: detailed case history, detailed clinical examination and adapted questionnaire. Comparing the group of patients with psoriatic arthritis to those with rheumatoid arthritis it can be seen a net differences between the two diseases. Our personal interest was based on the finding that this disease significantly affects patient's quality of life, disability who joins the skin lesions of psoriasis conferred and aimed us to study and identify some clinical and demographic parameters useful in early diagnosis to prevent the occurrence of disability in these patients.
Keywords: psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, demographic and clinical parameters
References: 1. Bourdillon C. : Psoriasis et arthropaties. Thèse de Paris, n. 328, 1888.
2. Gelfand JM, Gladman DD, Mease PJ, Smith N, Margolis DJ, Nijsten T. Epidemiology of psoriatic arthritis in the population of the United States. J Am Acad Dermatol 2005; 53:573.
3. Mease PJ, Menter MA. Quality-of-life issues in psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis: outcome measures and therapies from a dermatological perspective. J Am Acad Dermatol 2006;54:685-704.
4. Brockbank JE, Stein M, Schentag CT, Gladman DD. Dactylitis in psoriatic arthritis: a marker for disease severity? Ann Rheum Dis 2005;64:188-90.
5. Queiro-Silva R, Torre-Alonso JC, Tinture-Eguren T, Lopez-Lagunas I. A polyarticular onset predicts erosive and deforming disease in psoriatic arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2003;62:68-70.
6. Helliwell PS, Porter G, Taylor WJ. Polyarticular psoriatic arthritis is more like oligoarticular psoriatic arthritis than rheumatoid arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2007;66:113-7.
7. Siannis F, Farewell VT, Cook RJ, Schentag CT, Gladman DD.Clinical and radiological damage in psoriatic arthritis. Ann Rheum Dis 2006;65:478-81.
8. Liu F, Steinkeler A. Epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of temporomandibular disorders. Dental Clinics of North America. 2013;57(3):465–479.
9. Tan AL, Benjamin M, Toumi H, Grainger AJ, Tanner SF, Emery P. The relationship between the extensor tendon enthesis and the nail in distal interphalangeal joint disease in psoriatic arthritis high-resolution MRI and histological study. Rheumatology (Oxford) 2007;46:253-6.
10. American Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons. Guidelines for diagnosis and management of disorders involving the temporomandibular joint and related musculoskeletal structures. Journal of Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery. 2003;21(1):68–76.
11. Ejaz A, Iftikhar A, Iftikhar N. Patterns of psoriatic arthritis. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009;19(9):553–6.
12. Yamamoto T. Psoriatic arthritis: from a dermatological perspective. European Journal of Dermatology. 2011;21(5):660–666.
13. Ejaz A, Iftikhar A, Iftikhar N. Patterns of psoriatic arthritis. J Coll Physicians Surg Pak. 2009;19(9):553–6.
14. Gladman DD, Helliwell P, Mease PJ, Nash P, Ritchlin C, Taylor W. Assessment of patients with psoriatic arthritis: a review of currently available measures. Arthritis Rheum 2004;50:24-35.
15. Ibrahim G, Waxman R, Helliwell PS. The prevalence of psoriatic arthritis in people with psoriasis. Arthritis Rheum. 2009;61(10):1373–8
16. Ayala F. Clinical aspects and comorbidities of psoriasis. J Rheumatol.2009;83(suppl):19–20
17. Nijsten T, Wakkee M. Complexity of the association between psoriasis and comorbidities. J Invest Dermatol. 2009;129(7):1601–3.
18. Gladman DD. Psoriatic arthritis. Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 1998;24(4):829–44.
*Correspondence: