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can Psoriatic Arthritis cause thoracic aortic aneurysm

Can Psoriatic Arthritis cause thoracic aortic aneurysm?
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Most commonly, aortic aneurysms are caused by hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis).

Other risk factors include various connective tissue disorders such as Marfan syndrome, atherosclerosis, previous dissection of the aorta, having high blood pressure for a long time, trauma such as falls or motor vehicle accidents, and syphilis.

Rarely psoriatic arthritis has been known to cause swelling of the aorta.  See below

Psoriatic Arthritis At A Glance
About one in 10 people with psoriasis also develop inflammation of joints (psoriatic arthritis).

The first appearance of the skin disease (psoriasis) can be separated from the onset of joint disease (arthritis) by years.

Psoriatic arthritis belongs to a group of arthritis conditions that cause inflammation of the spine (spondyloarthropathies).

Patients with psoriatic arthritis can develop inflammation of tendons, cartilage, eyes, lung lining, and, rarely, the aorta.

The arthritis of psoriatic arthritis is treated independently of the psoriasis, with exercise, ice applications, medications, and surgery.


The above information was taken from the following website:  http://www.medicinenet.com/psoriatic_arthritis/page5.htm
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