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Psoriatic arthritis synovial histopathology: commentary on the article by Kruithof and colleagues

Oliver FitzGerald

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Newman Clinical Research Professor, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland

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Arthritis Research & Therapy 2005, 7:124-125  doi:10.1186/ar1747

Published: 18 April 2005


The clinical features in psoriatic arthritis straddle the divide between rheumatoid arthritis on the one hand and spondyloarthropathy on the other. The paper by Kruithof and colleagues compares synovial immunohistologic features and clearly identifies psoriatic arthritis as being a member of the spondyloarthropathy family.