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SOUSA, Ana Elisabete Simões de et al. Reiter's syndrome: a case report. An. Bras. Dermatol. [online]. 2003, vol.78, n.3, pp.323-330. ISSN 0365-0596.

A case of Reiter's disease is reported in a young male showing typical dermatological lesions and positive finding for the HLA-B27 antigen histocompatibility complex. The condition arose following enteric infection with Salmonella enteritidis. Remission followed treatment with tetracycline, prednisone and indomethacin. The relapse of disease was treated with methotrexate. A review of clinical, physiopathologic and laboratory findings of Reiter's syndrome are presented.

Keywords : Reiter Disease; Salmonella enteritidis.

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