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Study: Pain persists even during treatment among patients with PsA

16:00 EDT 15 Jun 2017 | Healio

MADRID — Many patients with psoriatic arthritis being treated with biologic therapy reported ongoing pain, according to findings from a real-world data set presented at the EULAR Annual Congress.“This analysis of real-world data suggests very seriously that at least a third of people with biologic therapy at present still have severe pain after therapy,” Philip G. Conaghan, MD, PhD, professor of musculoskeletal medicine at the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, said. “This pain is associated with poor [quality of life] QoL, activity levels and work function.”

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