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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Reiter's syndrome usually develops after non-specific urethritis, affecting about two in 100 men, and is a condition in which there's a combination of urethritis, arthritis and conjunctivitis.