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Researchers identify two inflammatory-driving proteins, osteopontin and CCL2, highly expressed in psoriatic arthritis joints.

Wrinkled hands

Little is known yet about the cause of psoriatic arthritis (PsA), a condition that can lead to swelling and pain in the joints of patients with skin psoriasis, but research has moved a step forward with the publication of a new paper in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases

The purpose of the research was to gain a deeper understanding of the inflammatory processes in PsA by studying the synovial fluid from patients.

Read the full news story on the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences website

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