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Arthritis Conjunctivitis Urethritis Syndrome eMedicine Pediatrics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1007688-overview

Arthritis, urethritis, and conjunctivitis followed by dysentery was first described by Stoll in 1776. In 1818, Sir Benjamin Brodie reported 5 cases of arthritis, urethritis, and conjunctivitis associated with a postvenereal prodrome in the English literature. In 1916, Hans Reiter (a Nazi physician) described a young soldier who experienced an...
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Reactive Arthritis eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/808833-overview

In 1916, Hans Reiter described the classic triad of arthritis, nongonococcal urethritis, and conjunctivitis.
What used to be known as Reiter syndrome is now referred to as reactive arthritis (ReA). This change has occurred in part because of Hans Reiter's affiliation and activities with the Nazis during WWII.
Reactive arthritis refers to...
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Reactive Arthritis eMedicine Rheumatology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/331347-overview

Reactive arthritis, also known as Reiter syndrome, is an autoimmune condition that develops in response to an infection. In 1916, Hans Reiter described the triad of nongonococcal urethritis, conjunctivitis, and arthritis in a young German officer with bloody dysentery.1 In 1916, Fiessinger and Leroy described 4 patients with what they...
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Reactive Arthritis Musculoskeletal eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/395020-overview

Reiter syndrome was originally defined as a triad of arthritis, conjunctivitis, and urethritis. Hans Reiter first reported this triad of symptoms in 1916, and Bauer and Engelman formally described it as a syndrome in 1942.

A term frequently associated with Reiter syndrome is reactive arthritis. Ahvonen and coworkers introduced this term in 1969. Reactive arthritis is...

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