PsA Quiz: Can you identify the appropriate treatment for newly diagnosed patients?

May 21, 2019

In round two of our ongoing psoriatic arthritis quiz series, we focus on treatment recommendations made in the 2018 ACR/NPF psoriatic arthritis treatment guidelines. We also include a puzzler based on findings from a newly published study.

In round two of our ongoing psoriatic arthritis quiz series, we focus on treatment recommendations made in the 2018 American College of Rheumatology/National Psoriasis Foundation psoriatic arthritis treatment guidelines. We also include a puzzler based on findings from a newly published study.

Question one of five:

Patients with psoriatic arthritis can suffer from dactylitis, erosive deforming joint disease, as well as constitutional symptoms such as fatigue. This can lead to disability and impairment in quality of life.

In a treatment naive patient with severe psoriatic arthritis what treatment is suggestive based on the latest American College of Rheumatology treatment guidelines?

A. NSAIDs
B. Methotrexate
C. TNFi
D. IL-17i


 

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