Reiter's disease


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Noun1.Reiter's disease - an inflammatory syndrome (etiology unknown) predominantly in males; characterized by arthritis and conjunctivitis and urethritis
syndrome - a pattern of symptoms indicative of some disease
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Dexamethasone-cyclophosphamide pulse (DCP) therapy was introduced by Pasricha and Gupta in 1982 to treat Reiter's disease.1 Subsequently, it was used to treat pemphigus,2-4 SLE,5 systemic sclerosis,6,7 pyoderma gangrenosum,8 lichen amyloidosis,9 Peyronie's disease,10 prurigo nodularis11 and also rheumatoid arthritis.12 This paper reports 5 patients of bullous pemphigoid treated with DCP therapy.
The affidavit was filed by the Medical Superintendent of AIIMS in response to the notice issued by the Court on a petition moved by a casual labourer seeking free treatment for Reiter's disease which was costing ` 8 lakh.
Roentgenologic features of osteoarthritis, erosive osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, Reiter's disease, multicentric reticulohistiocytosis, and progressive systemic sclerosis.
Treatment of 44 patients with chronic post-urethritis Reiter's disease included arthroscopic synovectomy and different antibiotic protocols.