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Periodontal Disease in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis.
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PMID:  23296876     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Rheumatological diseases and periodontal disease are both characterized by dysregulation of the host inflammatory response. The aim of this study was to determine the possible relationship between periodontitis and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Fifty-one adults with PsA (27 men and 24 women; mean age 41.73 ± 11.27 years) and 50 age- and gender-balanced systemically healthy control subjects participated in the study. Participants' periodontal status as determined by probing pocket depth, clinical attachment loss (CAL), plaque index, and gingival index was evaluated. The CAL levels of the PsA group were significantly higher than those of the control group (p < 0.05) There were no statistically significant differences in the frequency of periodontitis, probing pocket depth, plaque index, or gingival index between the two groups. The results of the present study show that periodontitis severity as determined by CAL was higher in the PsA group; therefore, periodontal evaluation must be considered when PsA is diagnosed.
Kemal Ustün; Ufuk Sezer; Bünyamin Kısacık; Süleyman Ziya Senyurt; Eda Cetin Ozdemir; Gezmiş Kimyon; Yavuz Pehlivan; Kamile Erciyas; Ahmet Mesut Onat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Inflammation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1573-2576     ISO Abbreviation:  Inflammation     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-1-8     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7600105     Medline TA:  Inflammation     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Gaziantep University, 27310, Gaziantep, Turkey,
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