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What is symmetric psoriatic arthritis?

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Symmetric psoriatic arthritis affects several joints in pairs on both sides of your body, like both elbows or both knees. It can be mild to severe. It can damage your joints over time, leading to limitations of movement and function. That's why you need treatment. For about half of people with this type, it can be disabling. The symptoms of symmetric psoriatic arthritis looks like rheumatoid arthritis.

SOURCES: National Psoriasis Foundation. Arthritis Foundation. American College of Rheumatology. WebMD Medical Reference "Psoriasis."

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