Reactive Arthritis

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Acceptability at Recruitment


Acceptability at CT / Work-Up


Individual at Risk


Explanation of Condition

Autoimmune arthritis occuring due to cross-reactivity of the immune system with an infection, such as chlamydia or gonorrhoea.

Also known as Reiter Syndrome, this name has been abandoned due to Reiter's prosecution as a Nazi war criminal in Nuremberg for forced human experimentation.

See also Reactive Arthritis


Acceptable if one year since full recovery and no other signs of autoimmune disease are present. Inform transplant centre.

Unacceptable if recurrent episodes or evidence of organ involvement.

Pseudonyms or Related Conditions

Reiter Syndrome


Version 1, Edition 1

Date of Last Update

15th June 2012