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Reactive arthritis definition and causes

What is Reactive arthritis ?
• It is a sterile arthritis which occurs following an infection.
• The intection is either sexually transmitted or gastrointestinal which occurs before the onset of arthritis by 1-4 weeks.
Causative organisms
• The arthritoqenic bacteria causing reactive arthritis are salmonella, yersinia, shigella, helicobacter or klebsiella pneumoniae, also Chlamydia can cause arthritis.
• Reactive arthritis may be just arthritis, but sometimes the full picture of Reiter's disease may occur.
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Tamer Mobarak

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