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Smoking and delay to diagnosis are associated with poorer functional outcome in psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 10:04 PM

Smoking and delay to diagnosis are associated with poorer functional outcome in psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

 

Smoking, delay to diagnosis, older age at diagnosis, female sex and a history of anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) treatment are associated with worse physical function in established PsA. Ann Rheum Dis. 2013 Jan 3. (Also see: Psoriatic Arthritis)

 

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