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2022 Nov 01

J Rheumatol

Management of Axial Disease in Patients With Psoriatic Arthritis: An Updated Literature Review Informing the 2021 GRAPPA Treatment Recommendations.


Lubrano E, Chan J, Queiro-Silva R, Cauli A, Goel N, Poddubnyy D, Nash P, Gladman DD
J Rheumatol. 2022 Nov 01.
PMID: 36318999.


Axial involvement in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a common subset of this condition, but a unanimous definition has yet to be established. It has been defined by using different criteria, ranging from the presence of at least unilateral grade 2 sacroiliitis to those used for ankylosing spondylitis (AS), or simply the presence of inflammatory low back pain (IBP). Our aim was to identify and evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic interventions for treatment of axial disease in PsA.