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Psoriatic JIAPPsoriatic JIAPsoriatic JIA-CANEnglishRheumatology;AdolescentPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)Joint or muscle pain;Pain2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Psoriasis is a skin disease. It is a scaly red rash that can develop on the scalp, behind the ears, on the eyelids, scalp, elbows, knees, buttocks, or in the belly button. Some people with psoriasis may also have discolouration, thickening, pits or ridges in their fingernails. </p> <p>Some people with psoriasis also have arthritis. This is called psoriatic arthritis. Sometimes the psoriasis starts before the arthritis, but sometimes the arthritis begins before the psoriasis. Individuals may have a different type of JIA before the psoriasis starts. A family history of psoriasis is an important clue to the correct diagnosis. </p>
Arthrite psoriasiqueAArthrite psoriasiquePsoriatic JIAFrenchRheumatology;AdolescentPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)Joint or muscle pain;Pain2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Le psoriasis est une maladie de la peau. Le psoriasis est un rash produisant des plaques rouges et dont la peau ressemble à de petites écailles. Le rash survient habituellement sur le cuir chevelu, derrière les oreilles, sur les paupières, les coudes, les genoux, les fesses, ou encore dans le nombril. Les ongles de certaines personnes atteintes de psoriasis ont des creux et des bosses.</p> <p>Certaines personnes ayant cette maladie sont également atteintes d’arthrite. Ce type d’arthrite s’appelle arthrite psoriasique. Parfois, le psoriasis apparaît avant l’arthrite, parfois c’est l’inverse. Des antécédents familiaux de psoriasis sont un indice important pouvant mener au bon diagnostic.</p>

 

 

Psoriatic JIA2559.00000000000Psoriatic JIAPsoriatic JIA-CANPEnglishRheumatology;AdolescentPre-teen (9-12 years);Teen (13-15 years);Late Teen (16-18 years)BodySkeletal systemConditions and diseasesPre-teen (9-12 years) Teen (13-15 years) Late Teen (16-18 years)Joint or muscle pain;Pain2017-01-31T05:00:00ZJennifer Stinson RN-EC, PhD, CPNPLori Tucker, MDAdam Huber, MSc, MD, FRCPCLynn Spiegel, MD, FRCPCLaura Schanberg, MDPatrick McGrath, OC, PhD, FRSC000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Psoriasis is a skin disease. It is a scaly red rash that can develop on the scalp, behind the ears, on the eyelids, scalp, elbows, knees, buttocks, or in the belly button. Some people with psoriasis may also have discolouration, thickening, pits or ridges in their fingernails. </p> <p>Some people with psoriasis also have arthritis. This is called psoriatic arthritis. Sometimes the psoriasis starts before the arthritis, but sometimes the arthritis begins before the psoriasis. Individuals may have a different type of JIA before the psoriasis starts. A family history of psoriasis is an important clue to the correct diagnosis. </p><h2>Quick facts about psoriatic JIA</h2> <figure class="tallpic"> <span class="asset-image-title">Psoriatic JIA</span><img src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/akhassets/arthritis_psoriatic_MED_ILL_EN.jpg" alt="" /><figcaption class="asset-image-caption">Psoriatic JIA affects both males and females equally. It is characterized by nail pitting, swollen fingers or toes, soreness in any joint, and red scaly rash.</figcaption> </figure> <p>Here are a few more things you should know about psoriatic arthritis:</p><ul><li>It occurs in 3% to 10% of young people who have JIA.<br></li><li>It can occur at any age.</li><li>It affects both boys and girls equally.</li><li>It can affect a few or many joints.</li><li>It may involve the hips or back, similar to enthesitis-related JIA.</li><li>When the tendons of the fingers or toes become swollen or inflamed, they may look like sausages. This is called dactylitis.</li><li>There is a moderate risk of eye disease, called <a href="/Article?contentid=2562&language=English">uveitis</a>.</li></ul><p>Some young people have relatively mild psoriatic arthritis. Others have more severe disease that can last into adulthood. </p><p>Treatment depends on the severity of the disease and other complications, and can involve DMARDS and biologic medications. Some of these treatments may be different for psoriatic JIA than other types of JIA.</p>