Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Arthritis with Psoriasis Evaluation

The evaluation of psoriatic arthritis begins with a history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with psoriatic arthritis may include:

Testing is usually necessary to make the diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis.

Tests that may be used to evaluate psoriatic arthritis include:

Additional tests that may be used to evaluate psoriatic arthritis include:

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Last Updated: Jan 3, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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