Reactive arthritis

Alternative names
Reiter’s syndrome

Definition

Reiter’s syndrome is a group of symptoms consisting of arthritis (inflammation of the joints), urethritis (inflammation of the urethra), conjunctivitis (inflammation of the lining of the eye), and lesions of the skin and mucous membranes. The cause is unknown.

see Reiter’s syndrome.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 5, 2012
by David A. Scott, M.D.

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