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Reiter's Disease - Clinical Profile of Epidemic Form
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Girgia H S, Bhattacharya S K, Mehrotra M L, Singh G M, Somani P N, Sharma A. Reiter's Disease - Clinical Profile of Epidemic Form. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1980;46:232-236
AbstractAbsence of urethritis need not exclude the possiblity of Reiter's disease in young males where conjunctivitis and polyarthritis are cardinal features. Appearance of cutaneous lesion early in the course of the disease heralds a poor prognosis specially in the rare epidemic form of the disease. Two cases of Reiter's disease are reported. Both belonged to the dysentric type of the disease; sometimes ref to as the epidemic form. Relatively high dose of steroids necessary to control symptoms.