Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Reactive arthritis - causes

Nobody knows the exact cause of reactive arthritis, digestive tractor is accused urogenital infection. It is probably a genetic component involved.

Urogenital tract infections: infections of the bladder, urethra, orvagina in women are called urogenital reactive arthritis.

Reactive arthritis usually occurs one to three weeks after infection.The infection is transmitted sexually and is incriminated bacteriaChlamydia and Neisseria trahomatis gonorrheae. And Chlamydiapneumoniae pneumonia.

Another form of reactive arthritis is the gastrointestinal: Salmonella,Shigella, Yerssinia, Campylobacter.
People can become infected with these bacteria after eating orpreparing food incorrectly, such as meat at a suitable temperaturenedepozitata.

Genetics: genetic variation was identified HLA-B27, that increasesa person's risk of developing boala.Aproximativ 80% of patientshave this gene, though its presence does not guarantee diseaseonset.

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