Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is characterized by bone erosive damage often associated with exuberant bone formation especially in enthesial sites. Dkk-1 and sclerostin are the main inhibitors of the WNT/β-catenin signaling pathway and play a key role in the regulation of both bone formation and resorption. We performed this study in order to compare the serum levels of the WNT-pathway regulators along with bone turnover markers (BTM) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) between three different groups: one group of female patients affected by PsA, one group of female patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and healthy female controls (HC). This is a cross-sectional study including 33 patients with PsA classified with the CASPAR criteria, 35 HC, and 28 patients with RA classified with the ACR/EULAR 2010 criteria. Intact N-propeptide of type I collagen (PINP), C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (CTX-I), Dickkopf-related-protein 1 (Dkk-1), sclerostin, PTH, and 25OH-vitamin D serum levels were dosed. The PsA group showed significantly lower Dkk-1 levels when compared to the HC and RA groups. Dkk-1 in the RA group was significantly higher than HC. A similar trend was documented for PTH. In the PsA group, CTX-I was found to be lower than in both the RA and HC groups. This study demonstrated for the first time that Dkk-1 levels in PsA are lower than HC, in contrast with RA, in which they are increased. These results might contribute to explain the different bone involvement of the two different diseases.

In psoriatic arthritis Dkk-1 and PTH are lower than in rheumatoid arthritis and healthy controls

Fassio, Angelo;IDOLAZZI, Luca;VIAPIANA, Ombretta;Benini, Camilla;VANTAGGIATO, ELISABETTA;BERTOLDO, Francesco;ROSSINI, Maurizio;GATTI, Davide
2017

Abstract

Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA) is characterized by bone erosive damage often associated with exuberant bone formation especially in enthesial sites. Dkk-1 and sclerostin are the main inhibitors of the WNT/β-catenin signaling pathway and play a key role in the regulation of both bone formation and resorption. We performed this study in order to compare the serum levels of the WNT-pathway regulators along with bone turnover markers (BTM) and parathyroid hormone (PTH) between three different groups: one group of female patients affected by PsA, one group of female patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and healthy female controls (HC). This is a cross-sectional study including 33 patients with PsA classified with the CASPAR criteria, 35 HC, and 28 patients with RA classified with the ACR/EULAR 2010 criteria. Intact N-propeptide of type I collagen (PINP), C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (CTX-I), Dickkopf-related-protein 1 (Dkk-1), sclerostin, PTH, and 25OH-vitamin D serum levels were dosed. The PsA group showed significantly lower Dkk-1 levels when compared to the HC and RA groups. Dkk-1 in the RA group was significantly higher than HC. A similar trend was documented for PTH. In the PsA group, CTX-I was found to be lower than in both the RA and HC groups. This study demonstrated for the first time that Dkk-1 levels in PsA are lower than HC, in contrast with RA, in which they are increased. These results might contribute to explain the different bone involvement of the two different diseases.
Bone turnover markers; Dkk-1; Psoriatic arthritis; Rheumatoid arthritis; Sclerostin; WNT
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