Reactive arthritis caused by urinary tract infection

Yuji Nishizaki, Shinichiro Yamagami, Hisashi Inoue, Yuki Uehara, Shigeto Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Daida

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We report the case of a 58-year-old man presenting with chest pain who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The patient subsequently developed a fever over 38°C, pain on micturition, and cloudy urine 3 days following PCI. Urine cultures were positive for Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecalis, whereas blood cultures were negative. Arthritis occurred two weeks following urinary tract infection (UTI). We herein present a rare case of reactive arthritis caused by UTI following PCI.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1195-1198
Number of pages4
JournalInternal Medicine
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Internal Medicine


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