psoriatic arthritis

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Noun1.psoriatic arthritis - a form of rheumatoid arthritis usually affecting fingers and toes and associated with psoriasis
atrophic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism - a chronic autoimmune disease with inflammation of the joints and marked deformities; something (possibly a virus) triggers an attack on the synovium by the immune system, which releases cytokines that stimulate an inflammatory reaction that can lead to the destruction of all components of the joint
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