Were you looking for information about Psoriatic Arthritis? Psoriatic arthritus is a common misspelling of psoriatic arthritis.
Psoriatic arthritis is a type of arthritis that affects up to 8 percent of people with psoriasis, a skin condition that is characterized by scaling and swelling. Common symptoms of this form of arthritis include swelling of the fingers or toes, joint stiffness or pain, and eye pain and redness. While the exact causes of psoriatic arthritis are not known, certain factors appear to increase a person's risk of developing it, including genetic factors, HIV/AIDS, and other infections.
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