and Reactive Arthritis
DD Gladman, VT Farewell, K Wong et al (Univ of Toronto; Univ College, London; McMaster Univ, Hamilton, Ont, Canada et al).
Mortality studies in psoriatic Arthritis: Results from a Single Outpatient Center: II. Prognostic Indicators for Death.
Arthritis Rheum 41:1103-1110, 1998.
Psoriatic arthritis has been considered benign arthropathy. However recent studies indicate that risk of death is elevated by 60% in patients with psoriatic arthritis. For some unknown reason the risk factor is less in presence of nail changes.