Reiter's syndrome


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Noun1.Reiter's syndrome - 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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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.
In men, complications are rarer but can include epididymitis (pain and swelling around the testicles) and Reiter's Syndrome (arthritis).
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.