Psoriatic Arthropathy In A Black African A Case Report

Authors

  • Akintayo Oguntona

Keywords:

Psoriasis, Black, HLA Antigen, Joint Deformity, Methitrexate

Abstract

We report the case of a 40-year-old Military Officer with psoriatic skin lesions who developed arthropathy a complication said to be rare in the Black race. He was successfully managed with psoralen and methotrexate and the case is reported to increase the awareness of practitioners of the occurrence of the complication in blacks
Key Words: Psoriasis, Black, HLA antigen, Joint
deformity, Methotrexate.

Western Nigeria Journal of Medical Sciences 2009 publication

Published

2009-05-01

How to Cite

Akintayo Oguntona. (2009). Psoriatic Arthropathy In A Black African A Case Report. Western Nigeria Journal of Medical Sciences, 2(02 May/June). Retrieved from https://wnjms.com.ng/journal/index.php/wnjms/article/view/48