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African Health Sciences
Makerere University Medical School
ISSN: 1680-6905
EISSN: 1680-6905
Vol. 4, No. 2, 2004, pp. 136-138
Bioline Code: hs04024
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

African Health Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2004, pp. 136-138

 en Reiters Syndrome - A Case Report and Review of Literature
Alebiosu, C.O; Raimi, T.H; Badru, A.I; Amore, O.O; Ogunkoya, J.O. & Odusan, O.


The occurrence of Reiter's Syndrome is rare and not commonly reported in Nigeria. This paper reports a case of a 35yr old male Nigerian with Reiter's Syndrome, occurring 1-2 weeks after a bout of a dysenteric illness. The patient presented with fever, conjunctivitis, dysentery, urethritis and arthralgia. The joint pains involved the left wrist (which was swollen), the right knee and ankle joints. The patient was managed conservatively. The case is presented with a view to documenting the occurrence of Reiter's Syndrome in an African Nigerian.

Reiters syndrome Nigerian

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