Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Arthritis Reactive Underlying Cause

The cause for Reiter's syndrome is unknown. Reiter's syndrome tends to occur after a person has had an intestinal infection or sexually transmitted disease.

Infections that are linked to this condition include:

Last Updated: Feb 9, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Arthritis Reactive References
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