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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 114-116

Reiter's disease in a 13-year-old girl


School of Medical Science and Research, Sharda Hospital, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Alia Abbas Rizvi
D-189, Sector 41, Noida - 201 301, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-7250.175653

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Reiter's disease or reactive arthritis is characterized by the classic triad of urethritis, arthritis, and conjunctivitis, usually following a genitourinary or gastrointestinal infection. Reiter's syndrome has been reported in children, but they usually do not manifest with the typical triad. Only a few such cases have been reported, and these have affected males predominantly. Furthermore, human leukocyte antigen B27 association in children is not well-established. However, in our case, it was positive. We, herein, report a case of a 13-year-old girl who presented with redness of eyes and joint pains followed by skin involvement is reported. She was managed with topical steroids and keratolytics along with oral nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and showed complete resolution in 3 weeks.


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