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How is bone density used to diagnose psoriatic arthritis?

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Because psoriatic arthritis may lead to bone loss, your doctor may want to measure your bone strength. You could be at risk for osteoporosis and fractures.

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis: What are the effects?" American College of Rheumatology: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 29, 2019

SOURCES: Arthritis Foundation: "Psoriatic Arthritis: What are the effects?" American College of Rheumatology: "Psoriatic Arthritis."

Reviewed by David Zelman on April 29, 2019

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