The development of Reiter’s syndrome, or reactive arthritis, is associated with a number of bacterial agents including Chlamydia trachomatis. Reiter’s syndrome, or reactive arthritis, is characterized by oligoarthritis, urethritis and uveitis “can’t see, can’t pee, can’t climb a tree." The syndrome occurs in susceptible hosts after infection with certain agents including C. trachomatis.
The spondyloarthropathies include ankylosing spondylitis, reactive arthritis (including Reiter's syndrome), psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease-associated spondyloarthropathy, and undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy. These diseases are linked by their association with the HLA-B27 gene and by the presence of enthesitis as the basic pathologic lesion. Additional clinical features include inflammatory back pain, dactylitis, and extra-articular manifestations such as uveitis and…
Arthritis That's Triggered by an Infection
Reactive arthritis is a type of arthritis that occurs as a reaction to an infection elsewhere in the body. Learn more.
Reiter's Syndrome Reactive Arthritis - Everything You Need To Know - Dr. Nabil Ebraheim
Dr. Ebraheim’s educational animated video describes reactive arthritis - Reiter's Syndrome. Follow me on twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/DrEbraheim_UTMC Reit...
This Arthritis Is Caused By Infections
Reactive arthritis, known previously as Reiter’s syndrome, is a disease that causes pain and inflammation in the joints. The onset of this disease occurs one week to one month after an infection caused by a foodborne bacteria or chlamydia. Learn more here.
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