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Know what symptoms to look out for

You have an important role to play in managing your condition. Know more about psoriatic disease and psoriatic arthritis, listen to your body and don’t be afraid to seek advice.

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Have you ever had a swollen joint (or joints?)
Know the signs & symptoms of psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is an inflammatory disease of the joints associated with psoriasis.1

Even though it’s called ‘arthritis’, joint pain isn’t the only thing to look out for.
Signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis include:2-5

  • Pain in joints such as the ankles, knees or elbows

  • Morning stiffness
  • Inflamed, tender or stiff joints

  • Sausage-like inflammation of whole fingers and toes


  • Back pain near the spine

  • Pitted, crumbling or infected nails
1. Gladman DD, et al. Ann Rheum Dis. 2005; 64:Ii14–7. 2. Gladman DD. F1000Research. 2016; 5:2670. 3. Cantrell W, et al. Practical Dermatology. 2018; 2018:38–45. 4. Lloyd P et al. Arthritis. 2012; 2012:176298. 5. Gossec L, et al. Ann Rheum Dis 2016; 75:499–510. 6. Mease PJ et al. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013; 69:729–735.