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May 07, 2024

How Psoriatic Arthritis Domains Impact Treatment Choices

Psoriatic arthritis can affect many areas or domains which includes enthesitis, dactylitis, and more. Learn about the PsA Domains and how they influence choice of treatments from rheumatologist Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh, Director of the Center for Innovative Therapy in the Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology at UCSD.

Arthur Kavanaugh, M.D., Rheumatologist, Director of the Center for Innovative Therapy, Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, University of California, San Diego

Arthur Kavanaugh, M.D.
Director of the Center for Innovative Therapy,
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology
University of California, San Diego


  • DIP (distal Interphalangeal) joint is the first joint or knuckle at the top of the finger.
  • PIP (proximal interphalangeal) joint is the middle joint of a finger.
  • MCP (metacarpophalangeal) joint is where the finger attaches to the palm.

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