When is arthritis reactive?

  title={When is arthritis reactive?},
  author={Shahir S. Hamdulay and S J Glynne and Andrew Keat},
  journal={Postgraduate medical journal},
  volume={82 969},
Reactive arthritis is an important cause of lower limb oligoarthritis, mainly in young adults. It is one of the spondyloarthropathy family; it is distinguishable from other forms of inflammatory arthritis by virtue of the distribution of affected sites and the high prevalence of characteristic extra-articular lesions. Many terms have been used to refer to this and related forms of arthritis leading to some confusion. Reactive arthritis is precipitated by an infection at a distant site and… CONTINUE READING