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SpA: Etiology to Diagnosis to Treatment - An Abstract Roundup

By Robert Chao
25 November 2020

Here's a review of ten abstracts and presentations on spondyloarthritis encompassing a wide range of topics from etiology to diagnosis to treatment.  

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Swollen Joints Associated with Ultrasound Synovitis in PsA 

By Robert Chao
18 November 2020

Ultrasonography has been added to the rheumatologist’s toolbox in recent years as a sensitive imaging modality in assessment of inflammatory arthritis but its relationship with tender or swollen joints is not quite clear. A large study of early, DMARD naive PsA patients shows that swollen joints, but not tender joints are associated with ultrasound power doppler synovitis.

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