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How many types of psoriatic arthritis are there?

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There are five:

1. Symmetric psoriatic arthritis

2. Asymmetric psoriatic arthritis

3. Distal interphalangeal predominant (DIP)

4. Spondylitis

5. Arthritis mutilans

SOURCES:

Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders: "Roundtable Discussion on Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on June 8, 2020

SOURCES:

Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disorders: "Roundtable Discussion on Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on June 8, 2020

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