JOHN C. NUNEMAKER, M.D.; SEYMOUR A. HARTMAN, M.D.
The occasional coexistence of rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis has been acknowledged by clinicians for many years. The question of the causal relationship of one disease to the other has been the subject of numerous papers. The question has also been raised in recent years as to whether psoriasis may ever be responsible for a joint disease which is not rheumatoid arthritis. The present report deals with the latter question.
According to Dawson,1 attention was first called to the presence of joint pains in patients with psoriasis as early as 1822. Comroe5 states that this association was further studied
NUNEMAKER JC, HARTMAN SA. PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS(PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS*). Ann Intern Med. 1950;33:1016–1023. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-33-4-1016
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1950;33(4):1016-1023.
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