Psoriatic arthritis of the hands and feet

Case contributed by Alexandra Stanislavsky
Diagnosis almost certain


Patient with a known history of psoriasis

Patient Data

Gender: Female

X-rays demonstrate a symmetric erosive arthropathy involving predominantly the distal joints of the hands and feet.

There are occasional pencil-in-cup deformities and ankylosis of multiple joints.  In the feet, erosions with subluxation involve the 2nd to 5th MTP joints bilaterally.

Case Discussion

Features are in keeping with an advanced psoriatic arthropathy.

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