Campylobacter-triggered reactive arthritis: a population-based study.

  title={Campylobacter-triggered reactive arthritis: a population-based study.},
  author={Timo J Hannu and Leena Mattila and Hilpi Rautelin and Pirkko Pelkonen and Pekka Lahdenne and Anja Siitonen and Marjatta Leirisalo-Repo},
  volume={41 3},
OBJECTIVE To study the incidence and clinical picture of Campylobacter-associated reactive arthritis (ReA) and other reactive musculoskeletal symptoms in the population. METHODS A questionnaire on enteric and extraintestinal, including specifically musculoskeletal, symptoms was sent to 870 consecutive patients with Campylobacter-positive stool culture and 1440 matched controls. Analysis of self-reported musculoskeletal symptoms with clinical examination was performed. RESULTS Forty-five of… CONTINUE READING

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