Untreated deformities of motor system in systemic diseases – a case study

Jacek Lorkowski, Oliwia Grzegorowska, Ireneusz Kotela


The synergy of two arthritides coexistence is very rare. In this paper we describe a 46­‍-year­‍-old patient with psoriatic and gouty arthritis. The pathologies had been developing for a dozen or so years in the ulnar area of both upper limbs. The patient elected to undergo surgical treatment in a very advanced stage of the disease due to increasing psychological discomfort.


gout; psoriatic arthritis; tophi; quality of life

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.21164/pomjlifesci.419

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