Ann Rheum Dis. Nov 1999; 58(11): 661–664.
Reactive or infectious arthritis
Division of Rheumatology, Medical School, 30623 Hannover, Germany.
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Aetiopathogenesis of reactive arthritis.
Hypothetical model of infectious, infection reactive and infection triggered reactive arthritis. * Bacterial antigens have not (yet) been detected intra-articularly in rheumatic fever.