Reiter syndrome


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Related to Reiter syndrome: ankylosing spondylitis, Scleroderma, sarcoidosis, Sacroiliitis, Reactive arthritis, HLA B27, Septic arthritis

Rei·ter syn·drome

(rī'tĕr),
the association of urethritis, iridocyclitis, mucocutaneous lesions, and arthritis, sometimes with diarrhea; one or more of these conditions may recur at intervals of months or years, but the arthritis may be persistent.

Reiter syndrome

(rī′tər)
n.
Reactive arthritis, especially when associated with conjunctivitis and urethritis.

Reiter syndrome

Reactive arthritis Orthopedics A condition, more common in young ♂, especially with HLA-B27, characterized by arthritis, urethritis, conjunctivitis Etiology Unknown, may follow STD, or infection with Chlamydia, Campylobacter, Salmonella, Yersinia Clinical Urethritis days or wks after an infection, followed by a low-grade fever, conjunctivitis, asymmetric polyarticular arthritis over ensuing wks

Rei·ter syn·drome

(rī'ter sin'drōm)
The association of urethritis, iridocyclitis, mucocutaneous lesions, and arthritis, sometimes with diarrhea; one or more of these conditions may recur at intervals of months or years, but the arthritis may be persistent. Pathogenesis remains unclear but is thought to represent an abnormal host response to various infectious agents.

Reiter,

Hans Conrad Julius, German bacteriologist and hygienist, 1881-1969.
Fiessinger-Leroy-Reiter syndrome - Synonym(s): Reiter syndrome
Reiter disease - Synonym(s): Reiter syndrome
Reiter syndrome - association of urethritis, iridocyclitis, mucocutaneous lesions, and arthritis. Synonym(s): Fiessinger-Leroy-Reiter syndrome; Reiter disease
Reiter test - a complement-fixation test for syphilis.

Rei·ter syn·drome

(rī'ter sin'drōm)
The association of urethritis, iridocyclitis, mucocutaneous lesions, and arthritis, sometimes with diarrhe; thought to represent an abnormal host response to infectious agents.
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We describe Reiter syndrome diagnosed in a patient after prolonged gastrointestinal illness associated with Cyclospora infection.
A diagnosis of prostatitis was made on clinical grounds in December 1996, 6 months before the onset of diarrheal illness and 10 months before the diagnosis of Reiter syndrome.
Both GBS and Reiter syndrome are thought to be autoimmune responses stimulated by infection.