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psoriatic arthritis

The term “psoriatic arthritis”denotes a heterogenous group of arthritides ranging from peripheral monarticular, oligoarticular and polyarticular disease, to axial skeletal involvement.
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Osteoarthritis (OA, also known as degenerative arthritis, degenerative joint disease), is a clinical syndrome in which low-grade inflammation results in pain in the joints, caused by abnormal wearing of the cartilage that covers and acts as a cushion inside joints and destruction or decrease of synovial fluid that lubricates those joints. As the bone surfaces become less well protected by cartilage, the patient experiences pain upon weight bearing, including walking and standing.
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