Ultrasonographic evaluation of subclinical enthesitis in patients with psoriasis


Gunaydin E. B. , Aladag P., Tecer D., Yenice I. S. , ADIŞEN E., GÖĞÜŞ F. N.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES, vol.23, no.6, pp.744-752, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/1756-185x.13835
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RHEUMATIC DISEASES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, MEDLINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.744-752
  • Keywords: psoriasis, subclinical enthesitis, ultrasonography, ACHILLES-TENDON, LOWER-LIMB, ULTRASOUND, ARTHRITIS, ENTHESOPATHY, DISEASE, SYNOVITIS, ARTHROPATHY, DIAGNOSIS, SIGNS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aim The primary objective of this study was to assess the ultrasonographic signs of subclinical enthesitis in patients with psoriasis. Secondary objective was to examine the associations between the clinical assessments of enthesitis, severity of psoriasis, and the ultrasonographic signs of enthesitis.