Reiter's syndrome

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Reiter's syndrome

[′rīd·ərz ‚sin‚drōm]
(medicine)
The triad of idiopathic nongonococcal urethritis, conjunctivitis, and subacute or chronic polyarthritis. Also known as arthritis urethritica; idiopathic arthritis; infectious uroarthritis.
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Although the number of patients is limited, the fact that the psoriasis, IBD, reactive arthritis, undifferentiated arthritis, and FMF were not take into the patient group is the superiority of our study.
Nowadays, reactive arthritis is associated with an increasing number of various infections.
His reactive arthritis was managed with joint space steroid injections, daily oral prednisone (15 mg, then tapered), and rofecoxib when necessary.
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The patient is diagnosed as reactive arthritis secondary to echinococcal infestation after all tests and no history of other diseases which can cause sacroiliitis and peripheral arthritis like SPA (spondyloarthropathy), familial Mediterranean fever, Behcet's disease, sarcoidosis, inflammatory bowel disease, and malignancy.
The differential diagnosis of joint findings related with ARF includes septic arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, familial Mediteranean fever, serum sickness, systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatomyositis, Henoch- Schonlein purpura, viral arthropathy, reactive arthropathy, poststreptococcal reactive arthritis, Lyme disease, infective endocarditis, gout, sickle cell anemia, leukemias and lymphomas.
Infection with pathogens associated with reactive arthritis was ruled out by negative serologic test results for Chlamydia spp.
Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis (PSReA) is a type of sterile arthritis which occurs after a beta-hemolytic streptococcal throat or skin infection.
Symptoms range from abdominal pain, vomiting and diarrhoea to life-changing conditions including reactive arthritis.