Ureaplasma urealyticum as a possible cause of reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome

@article{Palazzi2002UreaplasmaUA,
  title={Ureaplasma urealyticum as a possible cause of reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome},
  author={Carlo Palazzi and Emilio D'amico and Francesca Izzo and Valeria Pace-Palitti and A. Mancuso Petricca},
  journal={Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31},
  pages={97 - 99}
}
We describe the cases of two patients with clinical and radiological findings of the reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSDS) in whom the history of a previous genito-urinary inflammation and high levels of ESR lead us to suspect a hidden reactive arthritis. However, instrumental examinations showed a characteristic picture of RSDS without evident signs of arthritis. In both patients we decided a treatment with quinolones because of detection of an ureaplasma urealyticum genito-urinary… 
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