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Case study: Can COVID-19 cause reactive arthritis?

A case of acute arthritis in a young woman following hospitalisation with COVID-19 suggests the SARS-CoV-2 virus could be involved in the onset of arthritis. Reactive arthritis (ReA), which usually involves the lower extremities, generally occurs within several weeks following a remote mucosal infection. Common infections including those from Chlamydia trachomatis, Salmonella, and other bacteria ...

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