Reactive arthritis, also known as Reiter's syndrome
, is one of the least understood of the more than 100 forms of arthritis.
The differential diagnosis includes rheumatoid arthritis, enthesopathies caused by seronegativespondyloarthritis like Reiter's syndrome
, Psoriatic arthritis and accessory soleus muscle.
Previous studies have shown the involvement of geographic tongue with various systemic and psychological factors such as anemia emotional stress Reiter's syndrome
allergies diabetes and hormonal disturbances.
(RS) is probably as old as the human race.
Many risk factors have been proposed for geographic tongue including hormonal disturbances and oral contraceptive use, psychological findings, diabetes mellitus, allergic conditions such as atopy, hay fever and rhinitis, dermatological diseases such as psoriasis, and Reiter's Syndrome
Pitting has been reported in patients with Reiter's syndrome
, a type of arthritis, and incontinentia pigmenti, a genetic skin condition.
The husband, identified only as Fabio N, suffers from crippling rheumatic condition Reiter's syndrome
, which is transmitted through sex.
10) Pitting has also been reported in patients with Reiter's syndrome
(and other connective tissue disorders), sarcoidosis, pemphigus, alopecia areata, and incontinentia pigmenti.
In men, complications are rarer but can include epididymitis (pain and swelling around the testicles) and Reiter's Syndrome
Inflammation of the eyes sometimes made it impossible for him to read and he suffered agonies from what was once diagnosed as gout or arthritis, but is now suspected to have been something called Reiter's syndrome
Depending on the rigidity of criteria (eg, European Spondyloarthropathy Study Group), spondyloarthropathy includes varying proportions of patients with ankylosing spondylitis, Reiter's syndrome
or reactive arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, arthritis associated with IBD, pauciarticular juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, and undifferentiated spondyloarthritis.
His medical history was significant for rheumatoid arthritis (diagnosed 3 months earlier), Reiter's syndrome
, and seasonal allergy.