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 of Reiterís syndrome may include:
Complications of Reiterís syndrome from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of Reiterís syndrome.
Reiterís syndrome: Research More
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,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Reiterís syndrome, survival 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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