Reactive arthritis associated with an amebic liver abscess.

  title={Reactive arthritis associated with an amebic liver abscess.},
  author={Salahuddin Afsar and M J Pasha and S Salekeen and Abu Talib and Naveed Iqbal},
  journal={JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association},
  volume={45 4},
The term “reactive arthritis” was first introducedby Aho et al. in 1973 for conditions following infection in other organs in which no microbial antigens could be isolated from the joint. Rheumatic fever, Reiter’s syndrome and postenteric reactive arthritis constitute the major clinical forms of the disease. A number of unrelated organisms have been implicated in association with the disease. These include bacteria viruses, protozoa, fungi and helminths 5. The protozoa constitute a rare cause… CONTINUE READING

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