dactylitis


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dactylitis

an inflammation of a finger or toe.
See also: Fingers and Toes
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Secukinumab is effective in reducing dactylitis and enthesitis using multiple measures in patients with psoriatic arthritis: results of a phase 3 randomized, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled study (FUTURE 2).
Dactylitis is swelling of the fingers and toes that can cause them to have a sausage-like appearance, and it's sometimes called sausage digit.
In addition to the primary endpoint of ACR20 response at week 24, multiple secondary endpoints were assessed that included ACR50/70, resolution of soft tissue inflammation (enthesitis and dactylitis), disease activity (DAS-28 CRP), improvement in physical function (HAQ-DI), skin clearance, and quality of life (SF-36 PCS and MCS).
The medical condition dactylitis is the inflammation of which part of the body?
In a previous Saudi study, acute painful crisis and dactylitis were significantly more common among Eastern province patients than Western province patients; moreover, the onset was significantly later in Eastern province patients.
* S = Stiffness lasting >30 minutes after waking in the morning or after a period of inactivity, or Sausage digits (dactylitis)
In FUTURE 1, 83% and 94% of PsA patients achieved total resolution of enthesitis and dactylitis, respectively.
Glucocorticoids applied locally or intra-articularly are administered to treat monoarthritis, less frequently in polyarthritis, enthesitis and dactylitis. Systemic glucocorticoids (1 mg/kg of body weight for 2 to 4 months) are indicated in severe forms of acute ReA and polyarthritis (usually 20--40 mg per day).
Almost 30% of psoriasis patients are affected by psoriatic arthritis which is a chronic immune mediated, inflammatory disease and is characterized by peripheral and axial arthritis, dactylitis and enthesists.
Peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, dactylitis as well as extraarticular manifestations of spA including psoriasis, anterior uveitis, and inflammatory bowel diseases may be present.
For all the patients enrolled in the present analysis, the following data were collected: demographic data, disease duration, extra-articular manifestations (EAM) (uveitis, inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and psoriasis), and clinical pattern (presence of peripheral arthritis, enthesitis, and dactylitis).
HLAB27 is associated with psoriatic arthritis, and it is an indicator of a more severe disease, more often associated with enthesitis, dactylitis, and peripheral and axial joint damage [131].