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New Risk Factors Linked with Transition to Psoriatic Arthritis

Key clinical point: New risk factors have been identified that significantly link with progression from psoriasis to psoriatic arthritis.

Major finding: Salmonella infection in women was linked with a ninefold increased rate of progression to psoriatic arthritis.

Study details: Retrospective review of 215,386 adults diagnosed with psoriasis in a U.S. commercial-insurance database.

Disclosures: Dr. Ogdie has been a consultant or adviser to AbbVie, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Lilly, Novartis, Pfizer, and Takeda, and she has received research funding from Amgen, Novartis, and Pfizer.


Ogdie A et al. Ann Rheum Dis. Jun 2019;78(Suppl 2):131-2. Abstract OP0115. doi: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2019-eular.4390.