Can psoriatic arthritis cause trigger finger?

Question

Can having psoriatic arthritis cause you to acquire trigger fingers?

Answer

Psoriatic arthritis is associated with tendon inflammation which in turn can cause trigger finger. Trigger finger may benefit from medical evaluation to exclude inflammatory arthritis and other diseases.

Ana-Maria Orbai, MD MHS

About Ana-Maria Orbai, MD MHS

Instructor in Medicine
Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center