Reactive arthritis after campylobacter jejuni enteritis. A case report

Scand J Rheumatol. 1983;12(2):181-2. doi: 10.3109/03009748309102908.

Abstract

A 36-year-old HLA B 27 positive woman developed reactive type arthritis a week after enterocolitis. Stool culture and serological tests indicated Campylobacter jejuni infection. Serological evidence of previous Chlamydial infection was also obtained. The arthritis ran a benign course of 6 months, leaving no residual symptoms.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents / therapeutic use
  • Arthritis / drug therapy
  • Arthritis / etiology*
  • Campylobacter Infections / complications*
  • Campylobacter Infections / physiopathology
  • Enteritis / complications*
  • Female
  • HLA Antigens / isolation & purification
  • HLA-B27 Antigen
  • Humans

Substances

  • Anti-Inflammatory Agents
  • HLA Antigens
  • HLA-B27 Antigen