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Osteoporosis prevalence in PsA similar to general population

Key clinical point: The range of bone mineral density in patients with psoriatic arthritis is within that seen in the general population.

Major finding: Among patients with psoriatic arthritis, 13% had a bone mineral density in the osteoporotic range.

Study details: Longitudinal cohort study in 201 individuals with psoriatic arthritis.

Disclosures: The study was supported by a grant from the Krembil Foundation. No conflicts of interest were declared.


Kwok TSH et al. Arthritis Care Res. 2020 Dec 16. doi: 10.1002/acr.24538.