Visual reference and data source of the most up-to-date findings and comprehensive images of PsA
Serves as a first point of reference both for diagnosis and treatment decisions
Atlas of Psoriatic Arthritis
Eds. Mease and Helliwell
A visual guide to the complex and inter-related diseases of psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis, this volume contains more than 150 images spanning a wide spectrum of variations of the disease. Each chapter comprises an introductory overview, along with a series of relevant images and tables in which the key information on each topic is outlined. The content is comprehensive and authoritative, featuring contributions from leading experts who chart the diseases from diagnosis through to clinical treatment.
This book contains an expansive but simple to digest summary of the subject, featuring up-to-date discussion by renowned field practitioners on the following areas:
- Aetiology and pathogenesis
- Clinical evaluation
- Paediatric psoriatic arthritis
- Skin disease
- Management of psoriasis
- Treatment of psoriatic arthritis
Along with charting the rise of radiological imaging in the subject, the book
also includes sections on juvenile psoriatic arthritis, which will aid clinicians
in distinguishing the characteristics and features of the disease in children,
as well as discussions of clinical drug trials.
Overall, the book will be of particular interest to rheumatologists, dermatologists, and family practitioners, with the atlas’ images especially providing an essential reference library.
Rheumatologists, dermatologists, family practitioners
- Arthritic joint
- Psoriatic Arthritis
Table of contents
Epidemiology.-Introduction.-Psoriatic plaques in patients with PsA.-Incidence and prevalence.-Patterns of onset.-Quality of life.-Natural history.-Genetics.-Etiology and Pathophysiology.-Introduction.-Mechanisms of joint destruction.-Clinical Evaluation.-Introduction.-Moll and Wright classification.-DIP joint involvement.-Assymetric oligoarthritis.-Symmetric polyarthritis.-Axial involvement.-Arthritis mutilans.-Physical symptoms and signs.-Case history 1.- Case history 2.-Other diagnostic criteria sets.-Differential diagnosis of PsA.-Imaging.-Plain radiography.-Ultrasonography.-Magnetic resonance imaging.-Computerised tomography.-Skin and Psoriasis.-Introduction.-The psoriasis phenotype.-The Management of Psoriatic Arthritis.-Introduction.-Assessment of joint response in PsA.-Disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).-Pathogenesis of PsA and opportunities for targeted treatment.-Biologic Agents.-New therapies.-Treatment of Psoriasis.-Introduction.-Assessment of response to psoriasis therapy.-Topical agents.-Phototherapy.-Systemic therapy for psoriasis.-Biologic agents for psoriasis.