Decreased activity of reiter's syndrome after urethrectomy

Richard A. Rubin, Richard A. Goldfarb, Martin D. Lidsky, Jackie Abrams

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Reiter's syndrome is a chronic rheumatic disease that develops after infective urethritis or gastroenteritis and has a strong association with the HLA-B27 antigen. How these factors interact remains unclear. We present a patient with Reiter's syndrome who exhibited 2 novel features: unusually severe urethritis that produced strictures requiring surgery, and dramatic regression of his rheumatic manifestations following a urethrectomy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)885-887
Number of pages3
JournalArthritis & Rheumatism
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Rheumatology
  • Immunology
  • Pharmacology (medical)


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