SAT0305 Assessment of sub clinical hand joint synovitis in patients with psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis by ultrasound and its relationship with clinical disease activity

S. Mondal, R.P. Goswami, D. Sinha, G.B. Sircar, A.K. Das, P. Ghosh, A. Ghosh
2018 Saturday, 16 JUNE 2018   unpublished
SAT0304 -Table 1. * p significant Pso with CA vs HCs; ** p significant Pso with CA vs Pso without CA Conclusions: In Psoriasis subclinical US active synovitis and/or enthesitis are present in 20%-30% of patients. In Pso the comparison between groups, with or without CA, show no significant difference in active subclinical synovitis or enthesitis, but Pso patients with CA present more frequently US tenosynovitis or paratenonitis. In Pso subclinical US synovitis or enthesitis are significantly
more » ... re significantly associated with higher NAPSI and PASI. The relevance of these results, to possibly identify a subgroup of Pso more prone to develop PsA, deserve further investigation and prospective evaluation.
doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2018-eular.1977 fatcat:xy4xnzqovrfxrgccrg674ehhge