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Table 1 Clinical and laboratory findings of early arthritis patients with and without psoriasis

From: Simple clinical indicators for early psoriatic arthritis detection

  Early arthritis patients with psoriasis (n. 24) Early arthritis patients without psoriasis (n.11) p
TJC 6.0 (0–28) 13.45 (8–24) <0.05
SJC 0.9 (0–5.0) 2.54 (0–10) <0.05
LBP, n (%) 16; 66.6% 0 <0.001
Dactylitis, n (%) 11; 45,8% 0 <0.001
Enthesitis, n (%) 5; 20.8% 0 <0.01
ESR > 15 mm/1 h, n (%) 6; 25% 11; 100% ns
CRP > 0.5 mg/dL, n (%) 6; 25% 11; 100% ns
RF positivity, n (%) 0 9; 81.8% 0.01
Anti-CCP positivity, n (%) 0 4; 36.3% ns
Uveitis, n (%) 3; 12.5% 0 ns
  1. Data expressed as mean ± range, unless otherwise indicated.