Psoriasis Articles A-Z
Psoriasis Treatment - Psoriatic Arthritis Information
This page contains links to eMedTV Psoriasis Articles containing information on subjects from Psoriasis Treatment to Psoriatic Arthritis Information. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Psoriasis Treatment
For most people, psoriasis treatment consists of topical treatment, light therapy, and medicine. As this eMedTV page explains, the correct combination is often found through trial and error. This page discusses each treatment for psoriasis in detail.
Psoriasis is a chronic disorder characterized by scaling and swelling of the skin. This eMedTV resource describes why psoriasis occurs and explains what factors can worsen this skin disease. Psoriassis is a common misspelling of psoriasis.
- Psoriatic Arthritis
In someone with psoriatic arthritis, the joints (and sometimes other areas of the body) become inflamed. This eMedTV page gives an overview of this condition, noting in particular who it affects and how often it occurs, as well as possible symptoms.
- Psoriatic Arthritis Causes
As this eMedTV page explains, scientists think that psoriatic arthritis is caused by a combination of factors (such as environmental, genetic, and immune system factors), but they don't know how these possible psoriatic arthritis causes tie together.
- Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis
This eMedTV Web page describes some tests a doctor may use to make a psoriatic arthritis diagnosis (such as taking a medical history or x-rays), as well as conditions that can share similar symptoms with psoriatic arthritis (such as gout).
- Psoriatic Arthritis Information
Are you looking for information about psoriatic arthritis? This part of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at this condition, including details on symptoms and some of the factors that increase your risk. Also included is a link to learn more.