Psoriatic Arthritis (cont.)
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Psoriatic Arthritis Prognosis
Psoriatic arthritis tends to alternate between flare-ups and periods of improvement. It leads to joint damage and severe disability in many of the people it affects. Some people may need surgery.
The following factors influence how severe your psoriatic arthritis will be:
Rarely, complications such as joint dislocations of the neck and leaking of the heart valves may occur.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/23/2015
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