Two forms of reactive arthritis?

@article{Toivanen1999TwoFO,
  title={Two forms of reactive arthritis?},
  author={Professor Auli Toivanen and Aarne Toivanen},
  journal={Annals of the rheumatic diseases},
  year={1999},
  volume={58 12},
  pages={
          737-41
        }
}
Inflammatory arthritides developing after a distant infection have so far been called reactive or postinfectious, quite often depending on the microbial trigger and/or HLA-B27 status of the patient. For clarity, it is proposed that they all should be called reactive arthritis, which, according to the trigger, occurs as an HLA-B27 associated or non-associated form. In addition to the causative agents and HLA-B27, these two categories are also distinguished by other characteristics. Most… CONTINUE READING

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