Reactive arthritis

Reiter syndrome; Post-infectious arthritis

Reactive arthritis is a group of conditions that may involve the joints, eyes, and urinary and genital systems. These areas become swollen and inflamed. It is often in response to infections.

Reactive arthritis - view of the feet

Reactive arthritis is a disease which classically consists of inflammation of the joints (arthritis), urethra (urethritis), and eye. It frequently includes skin manifestations and is thought to be triggered in some people by an infection. This is a fairly typical rash on the feet associated with reactive arthritis. This type of rash may also appear on the hands.

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