Reactive arthritis following tonsillitis

Otolaryngology; Rheumatology; General Medicine
Case Report
10.1102/1470-5206.2005.0004
5
8-9
Reactive arthritis following tonsillitis

Reactive arthritis following upper respiratory tract infections is well known. The usual age group is young adults and management of the arthritis with anti-inflammatory medication is the mainstay of treatment. We present a case of reactive arthritis following tonsillitis, which was successfully treated by tonsillectomy.

application/pdf iconView article
71.46 KB

Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

Join our newsletter

* indicates required

view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter
view counter