Psoriatic Arthritis
What Do You See? No. 24

Pitting fingernails is one of the signs/symptoms of psoriatic arthritis. Approximately 15 percent of people with skin psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis but it can occur in individuals without skin psoriasis. Distal joints of the fingers and toes as well as larger lower extremity joints are often involved. Learn more about psoriatic arthritis.

 

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