In psoriatic arthritis, trauma to joints may be important in determining the site of joint involvement. We describe a child with a psoriatic arthritis in whom penetrating injury with a rose thorn led to a localized chronic synovitis which could not be distinguished clinically from psoriatic arthritis but which was effectively treated by synovectomy and removal of the remaining thorn.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||British Journal of Rheumatology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Nov 1984|
- Finger Injuries