Greater magnitude of entheseal microdamage and repair in psoriatic arthritis compared with ankylosing spondylitis on ultrasound

Alhussain F. A. , Gunal E. K. , Kurum E., Bakirci S., Ozturk A. B. , McGonagle D., ...More

RHEUMATOLOGY, vol.58, no.2, pp.299-303, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/rheumatology/key238
  • Title of Journal : RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.299-303


Objectives. AS and PsA share clinical and immunological features centred on enthesitis. However, a strong association between PsA and preceding injury has been recognized. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that the entheseal damage seen by US is commoner in PsA patients than in AS patients.