Comorbidity Burden and Characterization of Psoriasis (PsO)

Comorbidity Burden and Characterization of Psoriasis (PsO) Patients with Concurrent Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) in the Corrona Psoriasis Registry

•Psoriasis (PsO) is an immune mediated chronic inflammatory disease with severe disease burden associated with several comorbidities and impact on quality of life. Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a spondyloarthritic condition, which is present in up to 42% of individuals with psoriasis. •Studies have shown that patients with psoriasis, PsA or both generally have poorer quality of life outcomes, work productivity and functionality similar to other serious diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. •The objective of this study is to characterize the PsO patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) and examine association of outcomes with PsAin the Corrona Psoriasis Registry, a large prospective registry that was launched in collaboration with the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) to study the comparative effectiveness, safety of approved systemic PsO therapies and treatment patterns in a real world setting.
Bruce Strober, Chitra Karki, Marc Mason, Ning Guo, Jeffrey D Greenberg, Mark Lebwohl
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