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Circinate Balanitis of Reiter's Disease


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  • When present, it causes reddish, raised, pustules that can be painful and tender. These patchy areas can group together and peel periodically.[medicinenet.com]
  • […] arthritis; - urethritis is usually mild and painless with frequent nonpurulent urethral discharge; - severity of inciting infection does not correlate w/ intensity of arthritis which tends to appears one or two weeks later; - viable organisms are not present[wheelessonline.com]
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  • […] with psoriatic arthropathy and, as the only treatment is said to be withdrawal of methotrexate, it is important that it should be recognized. [46] Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome More Details Lingua plicata (fissured or furrowed tongue), facial paralysis/ptosis[e-ijd.org]
  • Patients with AARS have painful cervical motions and torticollis [ 13 Koopman WJ, Boulware DW, Heudebert GR, Eds. Clinical Primer of Rheumatology Illustrated ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2003., 25 Crook TB, Eynon CA.[benthamopen.com]
Neurologic Manifestation
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  • […] infectious process, especially in monoarticular arthritis with constitutional symptoms) Antistreptolysin O (ASO) or anti-DNase B testing (if poststreptococcal infection is suspected) Electrocardiography (ECG; in patients with a prolonged course of ReA) See Workup[emedicine.medscape.com]


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  • Sometimes these treatments are used along with vitamin D creams, such as calcipotriene.[medicinenet.com]
  • Therefore, an emphasis is placed on disease awareness since viable treatment options are emerging. [4] Treatment [ edit ] The same person as above shows no signs of balanitis circinata during a treatment with pimecrolimus.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Ayurvedic Treatment for Reactive Arthritis In Ayurveda, Reactive arthritis is considered a form of AMAVATA only and treatment of Reactive arthritis is the same as for treatment of AMAVATA.[avnarogya.in]


  • Prognosis - Reiter's Syndrome Although Reiter’s syndrome varies in from one patient to another, it can be cured with proper therapy, if it is detected early enough. In severe cases may result in poor vision, joint damage and disability.[checkorphan.org]
  • Long-term progression, prognosis, and treatment of patients with recurrent ocular manifestations of Reiter’s syndrome.[foodpoisonjournal.com]
  • However the satisfactory response to disease modifying drugs in the background of seropositivity has an effect on overall prognosis.[jmedicalcasereports.biomedcentral.com]
  • Prognosis This depends on the underlying cause and the presence of any predisposing risk factors.[unityskinclinic.com]


  • Diagnosis In doubt of the etiology or resistance to standard care, a microbiological culture and/or biopsy should be obtained.[urology-textbook.com]
  • Balanitis can result from a range of etiologies.[aocd.org]
  • View/Print Table TABLE 3 Etiologic Organisms in Reactive Arthritis Chlamydia trachomatis Salmonella enteritidis Salmonella typhimurium Shigella flexneri Shigella dysenteriae Campylobacter jejuni Yersinia enterocolitica Clostridia difficile TABLE 3 Etiologic[aafp.org]
  • Etiology Two forms of reactive arthritis are common: sexually transmitted and dysenteric. The sexually transmitted form occurs primarily in men aged 20 to 40. Genital infections with Chlamydia trachomatis are most often implicated.[merckmanuals.com]
  • We have classified them based on the etiologies responsible for them [Table 1].[e-ijd.org]


  • Prospective epidemiologic data suggest that chlamydia-induced reactive arthritis is underdiagnosed.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Epidemiology Balanitis is more common in men than in boys. It is present in approximately 11% of attendees at genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics. Balanitis affected 5.9% of uncircumcised boys in one study and 14% in another. Risk factors.[unityskinclinic.com]
  • Epidemiology The prevalence of the HLA-B27 allele in patients is 63 to 96% vs 6 to 15% in healthy white controls, thus supporting a genetic predisposition.[merckmanuals.com]
  • This paper is a good source for epidemiologic data for the disorder.) Calabrese, LH, Kirchner, E, Shrestha, R.[dermatologyadvisor.com]
  • Epidemiology of Reiter's syndrome in Rochester, Minnesota: 1950-1980. Arthritis Rheum 1988; 31:428-31. 17. Clark M, Kinsolving M, Chernhoff D. The prevalence of arthritis in two HIV-infected cohorts. Arthritis Rheum 1989; 32:S85. 18.[the-medical-dictionary.com]
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  • Rheumatology Pathophysiology of Disease Course Lecture, Second Year Medical School 2005 Page 43 ......Index Go to Previous page .....[cdaarthritis.com]
  • In recent years, a great deal has been learnt about the epidemiology, pathophysiology and treatment of reactive arthritis and chlamydia-induced reactive arthritis, specifically.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • Septic arthritis Gonococcal arthritis Gout/pseudogout Rheumatic fever Lyme disease Hepatitis B or C HIV Chronic arthritis Psoriatic arthritis Inflammatory bowel disease-related arthritis Ankylosing spondylitis Behcet’s syndrome Rheumatoid arthritis Pathophysiology[sexualhealthmedicine.com]
  • Pathophysiology While the exact pathophysiologic mechanism has not been elucidated, it has been shown that an aberrant, exaggerated cell-mediated and humoral immune response to particular antigens leads to inflammation at target organs in genetically[dermatologyadvisor.com]
  • Preetika Lakhera BHMS For well formatted and illustrated article, please see attached file- Balanitis and Homoeopathy.pdf Contents Definition. 2 Etymology. 2 Anatomy. 2 Glans. 2 Corpus cavernosum.. 3 Corpus spongiosum.. 3 Urethra. 3 Predisposing factors. 3 Pathophysiology[homeopathyworldcommunity.ning.com]


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  • Can balanitis be prevented? The risk of balanitis can be reduced with proper hygiene, but not all balanitis can be prevented depending on the underlying cause.[rxlist.com]

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