Psoriatic Arthritis vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis are both autoimmune disorders that cause joint inflammation and pain, so how are they different? We spoke with Dr. Suleman Bhana, FACR, a rheumatologist, who revealed that psoriatic arthritis patients often have asymmetric arthritis while rheumatoid arthritis is more likely to affect the same joints on both sides of the body. Dr. Bhana reveals which conditions commonly present with psoriatic arthritis and which disorder affects the spine.

For more information on Psoriatic Arthritis: https://www.everydayhealth.com/psoriatic-arthritis/living-with/how-you-know-its-psoriatic-arthritis/?nocache=true

Check out our guide to Psoriatic Arthritis:
https://www.everydayhealth.com/psoriatic-arthritis/guide/

Learn more about Rheumatoid Arthritis:
https://www.everydayhealth.com/rheumatoid-arthritis/guide/

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