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Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form

Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form: Introduction

Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form: A type of arthritis associated with psoriasis in children. Psoriasis and arthritis are both inflammatory conditions with one affecting the skin and the other affecting the joints. The arthritis tends to precede the psoriasis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form is available below.

Symptoms of Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form

Treatments for Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form

  • There are a large number of treatment options with varying degrees of success in different patients - often combinations of various therapies are required. The type of treatment varies depending on the type and severity of symptoms and individual response to treatments already tried. Initially, the mildest treatments are used in order to avoid the side effects of stronger treatments.
  • Treatment options include:
  • Avoid triggers and exacerbating factors e.g. smoking, alcohol, obesity, stress, cold weather, hot showers, harsh soaps and other personal products
  • Regular moisturizing and baths containing bath oil, Epsom salts, dead sea salts and colloidal oatmeal can alleviate symptoms
  • Topical therapies:
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Causes of Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form

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Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form

Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed. The main problem is that psoriasis is rare in children, and not more »

Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis". more »

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Prognosis for Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form

Prognosis for Psoriatic arthritis, juvenile form: The prognosis is very variable with some patients responding well to simple treatments whereas other cases are quite resistant with symptoms persisting throughout life. Many cases tend to occur in cycles with periods of remission and resurgence. Sometimes patients respond to a particular treatment for a period of time and then become resistant to that form of treatment. Arthritis may further complicate the condition and will require stronger treatment options. Factors that indicate a poorer prognosis includes: strong family history of psoriatic arthritis, being female, arthritis in multiple joints and onset under the age of 20.

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