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Psoriatic Arthritis (cont.)

Psoriatic Arthritis Diagnosis

No specific tests are available to determine if you have psoriatic arthritis. Your doctor will base the diagnosis on X-ray findings and on your signs and symptoms. Your doctor may perform blood tests to assess your arthritis.

Radiographic features on plain film X-rays, CT scan, and MRI scan can be used to distinguish psoriatic arthritis from other types of arthritis.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/2/2013

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