Psoriatic Arthritis Rates Increasing in Taiwan Despite Leveling Psoriasis Rates

Psoriatic Arthritis on the rise in Taiwan

This 13-year study in Taiwan aims to help identify psoriatic arthritis patients earlier.

Psoriatic Arthritis x-ray increasing in Taiwan

Prevalence and incidence rates of psoriatic arthritis increased significantly in Taiwan from 2000 to 2013, while psoriasis exhibited no substantial change in incidence, according to findings published in the Journal of Rheumatology.

The researchers also noted changes in medication patterns during this period, with an increase in the use of biologics and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs and decreased use of topical therapies.

Source: Psoriatic arthritis rates increasing in Taiwan despite psoriasis plateau

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My name is Mike Walker. I put together this blog to help others that are suffering from psoriasis. My goal is to put all of the most effective home remedies and over the counter treatments in one place.

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