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Prognosis of Reiterís syndrome

Prognosis for Reiterís syndrome: Most people with Reiterís syndrome recover fully from the initial flare of symptoms and are able to return to regular activities within 2 to 6 months after the first symptoms appear. Arthritis may last up to 6 months, although the symptoms are usually very mild and do not interfere with daily activities. Only 20 percent of people with Reiterís syndrome will have chronic arthritis, which is usually mild. Some patients experience symptom recurrence. Studies show that about 15 to 50 percent of patients will develop symptoms sometime after the initial flare has disappeared. Back pain and arthritis are the symptoms that most commonly reappear. A small percentage of patients will have deforming arthritis and severe symptoms that are difficult to control with treatment. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Reiter's Syndrome: NIAMS) ...see also Overview of Reiterís syndrome

Onset of Reiterís syndrome: 2nd-4th decade

Complications:

Complications of Reiterís syndrome may include:

Complications of Reiterís syndrome from the Diseases Database include:


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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Reiterís syndrome usually refers to the likely outcome of Reiterís syndrome. The prognosis of Reiterís syndrome may include the duration of Reiterís syndrome, chances of complications of Reiterís syndrome, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Reiterís syndrome, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Reiterís syndrome. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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