Case Report

Treatment of Reactve Arthrits: A Case Report

Abstract

Reactive arthritis is clinically defined as inflammatory aseptic arthritis which develops shortly after an extra-articular infection. The classic triad of conjunctivitis, urethritis, and arthritis is found in a minority of patients. Patiepresent with an asymmetric mono- or oligoarthritis that predominantly affect lower limbs. Here, we present a case of reactive arthritis with inadequate primary response to Nonsteroidants Usually  l Non-SteroidalAnti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs). 

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IssueVol 5 No 4 (2020): Autumn QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Published2021-01-16
DOI https://doi.org/10.18502/crcp.v5i4.5056
Keywords
Reactve arthrits Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

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Pazooki B, Shojaie S. Treatment of Reactve Arthrits: A Case Report. CRCP. 5(4):121-123.